Paper Models


Looking for a break from the plastic habit? There are free paper models of various spacecraft available for download from a bunch of places. Here are those that I know about. You may also want to check out the Card Modeling FAQ page at: http://www.cardfaq.org/.

US, Russian, European and Japanese launch vehicles and satellites New! 11/14/13 http://www.ariespapermodels.nl/
Apollo BPC, SM, and LES http://www.jslavicek.cz/downloads.html
JPL Spacecraft: JUNO, Galileo, Cassini, Stardust, Genesis, and more http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/scalemodels/
Solar System Exploration Paper Models: Cassini, CONTOUR, Galileo, Genesis, Lunar Prospector, Mars Odyssey, Mars Express, NEAR, Pioneer 10, Stardus, SOHO, and more http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/papermodels.cfm
Soviet, Russian and Ukrainian Space in Card Models http://www.cardmodels-r.narod.ru/index-e.htm
Space shuttles and ISS http://www.axmpaperspacescalemodels.com/
CNES Paper Models: Ariane 5, Calipso, Corot, Jason 1, Stentor, and more (in French) http://www.cnes.fr/web/CNES-fr/7736-telechargez-et-montez-votre-maquette-vous-meme-.php
Mars Express http://esamultimedia.esa.int/images/spcs/goodies/models/mars_express_model_kit.pdf
Integral http://esamultimedia.esa.int/images/spcs/goodies/models/integral_model_kit.pdf
Venus Express http://esamultimedia.esa.int/images/venusexpress/Venus_Express_Model_Instruction.pdf
CardInSpace: Little Joe and Mercury Redstone http://www.cardinspace.com/
Neils Paper Models: Viking 7, Viking 10 and Ariane 1 www.nielspapermodels.com
Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Satellite http://swift.sonoma.edu/education/swmodguide5.pdf
Deep Impact http://deepimpact.umd.edu/disczone/models.html
Laszlo Vadasz's paper models: Soyuz launch vehicle, Mercury-Redstone launch table http://vad1939.freeweb.hu/
Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center Gift Shop: Saturn V, VentureStar X-33, 1/100 Shuttle Stack, Surveyor, Titan III, and much, much more! http://jleslie48.com/gallery_models_real.html
Classic Paper Space Models: R-7 Sputnik, R-7 Vostok, R-7 Transporter, Proton, Titan 1/X-20, LK Lander, ASTP Saturn 1B, Saturn C8 http://www.classicpaperspacemodels.dk
ClassicPaperSpaceModels/ClassicPaperSpaceModels.html (mirror site)
ATV http://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/atv_model/ATV_2002.htm
Cosmos 1 http://spacecraftkits.com/cosmos1/
Saturn V
http://www.ninfinger.org/models/papersaturn.html
X-1 http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/X1.Paper.Glider.Kit.html
Genesis http://www.genesismission.org/mission/craft/craftmodel.html
Currell Graphics Free Models (N-1, V-1, V-2, Friede http://www.currell.net/models/mod_free.htm
TERRIERS satellite http://www.bu.edu/satellite/classroom/model.html
Friendship 7 http://www.ninfinger.org/models/papermercury.html
Ariane 4 http://pierreg.online.fr/carton/projet/arian4/ariane.htm
Stardust Spacecraft http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/model/
HESSI http://hesperia.gsfc.nasa.gov/hessi/hessi_model.pdf
NASA's Great Observatories http://er.jsc.nasa.gov/seh/NASA_Great_Observatories.pdf
Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) Satellite http://legacy.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/xte/learning_center/instructions1.html
Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) http://www-ssg.sr.unh.edu/tof/Missions/Ace/Model/acemodel.html
Pioneer 10 http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/pioneer10/education/paper/index.html
Mars Climate Orbiter http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/model.html
Mars Polar Lander (cruise configuration) http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/mplmodel.html
Mars Polar Lander (landed configuration) http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/mplmodel1.html
Yohkoh solar satellite http://www.lmsal.com/YPOP/Classroom/Lessons/Model/
Mars Pathfinder http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/MPF/mpf/education/cutouts.html
NEAR http://near.jhuapl.edu/Education/model.html



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Sven Knudson
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