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Astronomy Night: ORIGAMI…In Space!

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

West 46th Street

New York, NY 10036

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Astronomy Night at the Intrepid Museum

ORIGAMI…In Space!


Meet Manan Arya, a problem-solving technologist and origami expert at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Discover how NASA engineers are using origami’s paper folding techniques to design large spacecraft structures that pack small for launch and expand outward once deployed.

7:00pm: Doors open

7:30pm: Presentation

8:15pm–10:00pm: Stargazing on the flight deck (weather permitting)


Space Shuttle Pavilion

Limited capacity on a first come basis.

Astronomy Night will be primarily standing room only because of reduced seating capacity. Registration does not guarantee a seat.


Speaker bio:

Dr. Manan Arya is a technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. He received his PhD from the California Institute of Technology, where he developed origami- and kirigami-inspired methods of packaging large spacecraft structures.


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