Air and Space Origami Kit (9780804854191)

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Tuttle Publishing
Paperback & Kit
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boxed kit with 64-page book, instructions for 14 projects, 48 double-sided sheets of 6 x 6 inch (15 cm) origami paper and over 185 stickers
Trim Size:
8 1/4 x 8 1/4

Fold realistic paper models of some of the most amazing aircraft and spacecraft ever designed!

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts seven million visitors annually--a testament to our enduring fascination with flight. Noted origami artist John Szinger has created this unique collection of 14 paper models inspired by real life flying vehicles--from commercial jetliners to single- and multi-stage rockets, a re-entry space pod and even a UFO!

Each model comes complete with a set of interesting facts about the vehicle as well as detailed step-by-step instructions showing you how to fold it. This box contains everything you need: a full-color instruction book, 48 sheets of high-quality folding paper plus over 185 stickers to add the finishing details.

Let your imagination soar with 14 original designs, including:
  • A Supersonic Transport recalling the golden age of commercial hypersonic travel!
  • The Space Pod, designed to safely return astronauts to earth through the intense heat of reentry!
  • A graceful Hot Air Balloon--make several to create your own miniature ballooning festival!
  • An elusive Flying Saucer--try as they might, the government can't conceal this one!
  • A sci-fi inspired Art Deco Rocket with exaggerated fins and sleek lines!
  • And many other thrilling origami air and space models!

This kit includes:
  • A colorful 64-page step-by-step instruction book
  • 14 exciting air and space origami projects
  • 48 sheets of double-sided, custom designed folding paper
  • 185+ colorful stickers

About the Author:
John Szinger is an origami artist, engineer, designer, software developer and musician. He's been folding paper planes and spacecraft most of his life, starting with paper airplanes at a young age. John is the author of Origami Animal Sculpture.