January 2021 - Spacecraft Origami
Time: 7 p.m. PDT (10 p.m. EDT; 0300 UTC)
For years, engineers have had to deal with "the tyranny of the fairing," that anything you want to send into space has to fit into a rocket bearing. A field of advanced design has been looking for new ways to improve our engineering, using the centuries-old artform to dream bigger.
Manan Arya, Technologist, NASA/JPL
Lizbeth B. De La Torre, Creative Technologist, NASA/JPL
Brian White, Public Services Office, NASA/JPL
Thalia Khan, Public Outreach Specialist, NASA/JPL
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