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The world's first 3D-printed, rocket-powered aircraft will lift off from Spaceport America, New Mexico, as soon as we have FAA approval
The world's first 3D-printed, rocket-powered aircraft will lift off from Spaceport America, New Mexico, as soon as we have FAA approval
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