Weather is looking good for Relativity Space’ second attempt at launching its 3D printed Terran 1 rocket into orbit on its first-ever flight. The new launch window opens on March 11th from 1-4pm ET at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

The Terran 1 rocket is designed to carry small satellites into low Earth orbit, and is 85% 3D printed by mass, using a proprietary printing process that significantly reduces the time and cost of manufacturing rockets. Relativity Space claims that its technology can print and launch a rocket in just 60 days, a feat that would take traditional rocket manufacturers years to accomplish.

Relativity Space' 4th Generation 3D rocket printer called Stargate

The launch scheduled for Saturday, March 11th will mark Relativity Space’s second attempt to launch the Terran 1 rocket. The first attempt was originally scheduled for March 8th but was delayed due to propellant issues. Relativity Space has since rectified the issues and has expressed confidence that the Terran 1 will launch successfully this time.

“Today is a big day for Relativity Space, and we’re thrilled to be launching the Terran 1 rocket,” said Tim Ellis, CEO and co-founder of Relativity Space. “We’ve worked tirelessly to get to this point, and we’re confident that our 3D printing technology will revolutionize the aerospace industry.”

The launch of the Terran 1 rocket is a significant milestone for Relativity Space, which has raised over $1.2 billion in funding over eight rounds. The success of the launch will be a crucial step in the company’s mission to disrupt the traditional rocket manufacturing industry and make space more accessible for small satellites.

The launch window opens at 1 pm ET on March 11th and closes at 4 pm ET. The launch will be live-streamed below and at SpaceCoastLaunchCalendar.com.

The success of the launch will be a significant achievement for the company and could pave the way for more 3D printed rockets in the future.

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