Solar sails, 2006-04, hideaways in the urban space, Lisboa
solar sails origami
solar sail
artem popov
ship in bottle by Artem Popov - Copyright © Artem Popov
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coordinates : N 38°42.964' - W 009°08.758'

leaf origami
pdf
crease pattern of a folding derived from a tree leave analyzed
as engineering structure by De Focatiis and Guest for solar panel

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solar sail
credit: NASA / MSFC Illustration

geometry of unfolding tree leaves
the geometry of unfolding tree leaves - B.Kresling, H.Kobayashi, J. F. V. Vincent
biomimetics and the leaf fold patterns - Davide De Focatiis

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coordinates : N 38°42.818' - W 009°08.026'

N 38°42.818' - W 009°08.026'
pdf
another crease pattern derived from a tree leave analyzed
as engineering structure by De Focatiis and Guest for solar panel design

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solar sail from NASA
NASA, Industry Partner Test 20-Meter Solar Sail System - Image credits : Copyright © NASA/MSFC

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coordinates : N 38°41.395' - W 009°25.611'

Miura-ori folding
pdf
crease pattern of the Miura-ori folding (PDF made with Oripa software)

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SFUSFU deployed
SFU (Space Flyer Unit) - Copyright(C) 1996 H.Kuninaka/ISAS All rights reserved

michel bardet
passage of a sail into a bottle - © Copyright Michel Bardet

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Coordinates : N 38°41.785' - W 009°12.411'

guest-pellegrino folding
pdf crease pattern
crease pattern of the Guest-Pellegrino folding (PDF made by Etienne Cliquet with oripa software)

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vinho
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zero-g-test cosmos 1
engineers watch a zero-gravity simulation of the sail deployment and test its mechanical configuration.
This photo was taken in January 2001 at NPO Lavochkin, the world's largest manufacturer of robotic spacecraft.
Credit: Louis Friedman, The Planetary Society (c).

Coordinates : N 38°42.985' - W 009°07.097'

kite-derivated solar sail
pdf crease pattern
crease pattern derived of the Kite base by Etienne Cliquet (PDF file)

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planetary association
Cosmos I - the launch of the First Solar Sail - Copyright 1994-2005 The Planetary Society.

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