Origami structures could shelter astronauts on the Moon and Mars

A collaborative team, called MoonMars, from the International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG), ESA-ESTEC, textile architect studio Samira Boon, and other research institutions are developing a simple, versatile way of building off-world habitats on the Moon and Mars using origami. Made of high-performance textiles, the origami bases could be self-assembling and able to reconfigure themselves to meet future needs…
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