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Origami-inspired structure unfolded

Welcome to Morphing Space Structures!

Our focus: structures that change shape to enable novel space missions

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Starshade inner disk prototype

Origami Structures

Coiled composite reflector

Flexible Composites

Prototype radio reflector in anechoic chamber

Structures for SmallSats

We are seeking graduate student researchers to join the lab, especially those with experience in the design of folding structures, solid mechanics, composites, spacecraft structures, antenna design, and small satellites. Interested? Contact