PIA18654: Unfolded Solar Array
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Shannon Zirbel, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, unfolds a solar panel array that was designed using the principles of origami. She worked on this project with Brian Trease at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

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Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/BYU

Image Addition Date:
2014-08-14