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Origami in Space

March 15, 2015

Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. One uncut square of paper can, in the hands of an origami artist, be folded into a bird, a frog, a sailboat, or a Japanese samurai helmet beetle.

Source: hplusmagazine.com

Large solar panels can be compressed into small launch volumes by folding them according to the laws of origami.

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