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3D printing applications cover various sectors. Now let us know about its advancements in the aerospace industry. Recently COSM, a leading developer and supplier of Electron Beam Wire Feed Additive manufacturing systems, announced that it will begin working on the development of 3D printing systems for a variety of future. This is funded by SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) contract from NASA to support the Artemis program. Last September NASA selected three more small businesses for exploration of the Moon. So COSM was contacted to support its needs. The technology advanced by COSM is based on Direct Energy Deposition (DED) technology. It uses an electron beam to deposit metal from a spool of wire into a complex part. COSM also explained that it has decades of experience using charged particles beam systems in the semiconductor industry. Their new systems will monitor the whole process automatically.