Air and Space Origami Kit

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Tuttle Publishing
Paperback & Kit
Date Published:
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.