Plywood spacecraft! Who woulda thunk?

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NASA meets IKEA!

anybody wanna guess what kind of glue they will use?

(picture me ducking and covering here———>. )

For practical purposes, I would expect different paint coating and other finishes, even light versus dark colors, would make a significant difference in rate of degradation due to radiation.
 
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They score high in the marketing department.
Had it been made of conventional material it would not have made the news.
 

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NASA meets IKEA!

anybody wanna guess what kind of glue they will use?

(picture me ducking and covering here———>. )

For practical purposes, I would expect different paint coating and other finishes, even light versus dark colors, would make a significant difference in rate of degradation due to radiation.
Tightbond II
 

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I don't feel like this is hugely surprising. Wood has some nice advantages in terms of insulation and manufacturability, so it seems like a fairly natural fit. So to speak.
 

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😂

I am getting that feeling of deja vu all over again.
 
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