Large Area Deployable Space Structures Chart

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This chart captures the past, present, and future of large area deployable space structures. All structures are drawn to scale.

Every structure on this chart

  • is a deployable structure (at least one dimension must increase after unfolding)
  • is an independent deployable structure (multiple separately deployed structures are not listed as a single, larger structure)
  • has its performance grow with its area (and not just length)

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