Browsing: Apollo program

More than 50 years later, NASA is finally closing in on a series of missions that, if fully realized, will exceed the ambition of the original moon landings.With a current budget hamstrung by federal spending levels that are a fraction of those dedicated to the Apollo program during the 1960s, NASA is turning to private partnerships and advanced manufacturing technologies — including a growing reliance on additive manufacturing (AM) — to make up the deficit. But not all partnerships are created equal, and not all are new.