A Shot From Above – WIF Probes Being Installed On The ISS

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Its always great to see your work onsite, but when the site is the ISS (International Space Station) orbiting around the earth its especially exiting. Last year astronauts installed Active WIF Probes on the ISS  and we were lucky enough to get some photos from the installation. Photos are of the … Read More

2019 Sees NASA’s SLS Getting Closer To Take Off

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NASA’s Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket we’ve ever built. When completed, SLS will enable astronauts to begin their journey to explore destinations far into the solar system. Over the past few months NASA has been hard at work moving and assembling the largest pieces of structural … Read More

Futuramic Achieves Nadcap Accreditation for Heat Treatment and Aerospace Quality System (AC7004)

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Detroit, MI – September 21, 2018 We are proud to announce that we have received accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) for Heat Treatment and Aerospace Quality System (AC7004) in September 2018. Being Nadcap accredited means that we are compliant with and have been audited to the most stringent quality standards in our … Read More

NASA’s Project Mars Competition is now OPEN for entries!

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Join NASA’s Orion and Space Launch Systems teams and SciArt Exchange in visualizing humans venturing into deep space, to the Moon and onward to Mars.  Interested college students and early career professionals worldwide are invited to submit short films and posters about this mission, what astronauts may see, and their dreams … Read More

Seen in WIRED Magazine

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Over the last five years Futuramic has made numerous friction stir weld tools, assembly tools, platforms, overhead lift devices and structural simulators for use by The Boeing Company in the construction of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana (MAF). Many of … Read More

Futuramic to descend on Capitol Hill to highlight how their work is helping drive U.S. innovation and creating high paying/hi tech jobs

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Space exploration is good for American jobs Original Article From The Hill Posted: February 05, 2018 Over 250 of America’s leading innovative companies will descend on Capitol Hill next week. These “suppliers” for the Space Launch System Rocket and Orion Spacecraft U.S. exploration programs will highlight how their work is helping … Read More

Embracing Change

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Futuramic Tool and Engineering – Embracing Change Article From The Deep Space Coalition website Originally Posted: July 31, 2017 The world is always changing. Many people say that the world is getting smaller every day, but not at Futuramic Tool and Engineering (FTE), or any of the other companies who … Read More

Connecting the Core

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Major assembly is almost complete on the core stage intertank for the first launch of SLS. This robust structure will connect two massive fuel tanks that form the bulk of the stage. The intertank to be flown on the first integrated flight of the Space Launch System and Orion is … Read More

NASA Pegasus Barge Shipment

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For the past 6+ years Futuramic Tool and Engineering has been proud to be a Boeing partner in the construction of the Space Launch System (SLS) the most powerful rocket ever built. Futuramic has delivered eight major tools and numerous smaller tools. In addition Futuramic has manufactured some of the … Read More

Preparing to Plug Into NASA SLS Fuel Tank

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A team prepares a robot – the yellow machine attached to the liquid hydrogen tank for the Space Launch System rocket — for friction plug welding at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. Friction plug welding is a technique developed by engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in … Read More