My favorite websites

Free realspace paper models

X-planes

Missile paper models

Archived spacekits

Telescopes  

Sites with more paper  model links

Papermodelling groups

Spacemodelling sites and groups

Space and rocket sites

Collections and galleries

History and methods

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Free realspace paper models 

Albion_rising   offers a NASA Warp test vehicle - and a lot of nice SF models 

Akatsuki - space probe New

axmpaperspacescalemodels.com   - Space Shuttle in 1:144 - all versions!

Ares- Mars plane  - nice model 

www.ariespapermodels.nl/ - Erik T. Groens webpage is back with lot of nice models - new

Bil Sat 1 - Turkish Satellite 

Canon Science models - choose the space section

Card in space - Little Joe I 1:48, Mercury Redstone 1:48

cardmodels.de - free models of a HyperSoar Passagerjet and White Knigth 

Cardmodels-R  (Soviet, Russian and Ukrainian Space in Card Models - some can also be downloaded at http://jleslie48.com/)

Chthulhu's page  Mars habitat model and more

Classic paper spacemodels -
(R-7 sputnik, R-7 Vostok, Proton launcher - 3 versions, Titan 1 and 3 with X-20 and the sovjet moonlander LK )

CNES.fr   (Ariane 5, Calipso, Philae) 

Currell net
(Starship One, RTV and V2-rocket - large scale high quality kits)

Cute project

Dutch Space  (Dawn Sonde, Cone satellite and earth globes (look at left)) 

Delta 7 Studios
(offers free models of Columbia and Mercury Redstone 8 )  

Ericksmodels - minotaur and hiroclaunch rockets - and a lot of nice SF models.

ESA Aeolus  

ESA LISA pathfinder

ESA Venus Express

ESA science models (Gaia, Integral, Mars Express, SOHO)

Exomars rover

Genesis mission 

GPS satellite model - two models - updated

Hubblesite.org - go for the advanced model

Ina-lab.isas.jaxa.jp - RTV9 new

Isas.ac.jp (Satelite Muses-C, rocket M-V and other models)

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)  

Japan Astrometry Satellite Mission for INfrared Exploration- New

jaxaclub.jp - lot's of links to japanese satellites

Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center Gift Shop
Ariane 5, Saturn V, VentureStar X-33 RLV, 1/100 scale Shuttle stack for spaceshuttles, 1/48 apollo capsule. LEM, Lockheed L1011 Stargazer Launch Vehicle, Pegasus Satellite Launcher, Mars rovers, opportunity and spirit, Gemini-Titan II, von Braun Ferry - and a lot more....

www.marklardas.com/ - Sealaunch model and more  New

Marquettes en Carton/Cardmodels - Ariane 4 1:180

MMO-spacecraft for mercury   

Moonstation.jp/ja/gallery/papercraft/ftb.html  - Colorfull experimental japanese moonlander Updated

NASAs.Great Observatories Kit 
(Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Compton Gamma Ray Observatory)

Nielspapermodels  - the download page of this site. 

Ninfinger.org - Mercury 

NPP Earth observation satellite - New

Paper Model World   (Japanese H-II A launcher)  

Paper replica - model of US Astronaut New

Planck spacecraft New

Michibiki Quazi Zenith Satellite Papercraft - remember to download all four zip-files for the qz-craft New

rocketmantan.deviantart.com/gallery/ - Vanguard rocket, Bussard ramjet, german A-9 rocket and more NEW

Shioya Astronomical Observatory   Japanese Mu-rockets

SSE Kids Paper Models (Cassini, CONTOUR, Deep Space Network 34-Meter Antenna, Galileo, Genesis, Lunar Prospector, Mars 2001 Odyssey, Mars Express, MESSENGER, NEAR, Pioneer 10, SOHO, Stardust) 

spacecraftkits.com/free.html - different free kits including the new Juno New 

Sputnik 1-2-3 - Czech site with models of all 3 sputnik satelites Updated

Stereo satellite  

Surfdukes moonport project - detailed largescale models of apollo, skylab, moonrover and much more.

Ton Noteboom - (A lot of well-designed models)

U-DONS Factory - (Chinese Long March rocket 1:96, LEM 1.48)

Winds   Japanese communication satellite 

vantland.org/paperCrafts.htm - Pakistani HATF II Abdali Rocket New

Zili.de - Cosmos 3M / C-1 / SL-8 / 11K65M 

X-planes

Thai Paper Work (offers free and commercial models)

Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center Gift Shop ( X-33 )

Mamecraft - (X-1 and X-29)

http://homepage3.nifty.com/ctri/007.htm (simple x-B70 model) 

Paper-Replica X-51 Ramjet

 

Missile paper models 

Whether we like it or not - the military has played a major role in developing of rockets

AMD falcon by Joy Cohn 

Constantvariation.blogspot.com R-2 model

Currell net - V1 and V2

Hades.udg.es/giro/pc/aim120.php - AIM120 AMRAAM

dpileggispicks.com/ - Regulus, Scud, Patriot and thor by Eric Truax  and Terriers by Wolfgang. 

interceptorshield.com/downloads/  Missile shield testvehicle  Updated

ness.external.lmco.com - Very simple model of the MK41 Vertical Launch System 

radelow.modellraketen - Rascal, Nike ajax - thanks to Radelow, the models are now available at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Space-Paper-Models/ 

Tomahawk missile - New

 

 

Archived spacekits 

If a website has closed, it is sometimes but far from  always possible to find a backup of the original site through the Wayback Machine. Here are links to paper models archived in the wayback machine - if you know some more links - send me an email

Australian Fed Sat
http://web.archive.org/web/20011126040814/http://www.crcss.csiro.au/default.htm - look at the bottom at the right  - "Build your own fedsat". 

Ed Bertschy's Paper Models - AQM-60 target drone with a dolly and a jeep New

IGF satellites - Japanese spysats

Gigabit Communication Satellite (Simple model of japanese comsat) 

Precision Paper Space Models 
T. Johnsons original site is gone - but you can download the files through the wayback machine - two sheets are missing but can be replaced with similar sheets from the other kits.- the links are here:

Sunsat - South african microsat

 

Telescopes 

spacecraftkits.com/Keck.html  (not a free model - but looks great) 

http://deepspace.jpl.nasa.gov/dsn/educ/model.html
   (NASA Deep Space Network)

http://alma.mtk.nao.ac.jp/e/multimedia/papercraft/ - comes with an transporter.

http://www.city.himeji.hyogo.jp/hoshinoko/kansoku/crafts/index.html  

Canon Science models 

Sites with more paper model links: 

freepapertoys.com/

d1.dion.ne.jp/~hamanaga/index.html 

3dpapermodel.com.tw/

Iceberg Papermodels Links 

papermodels-ua.narod.ru/

 

Papermodelling groups:

Space-Paper-Models  - a paper modellers group dedicated solely to space models

Papermodels II  

Forumenpapier (French) 

Cardmodels.net   

www.kartonbau.de/  (German)

Kartonmodel-forum  (German - offers a free Lunar rover - but you have to register) 

www.papermodel.cz/ (Czech) Updated

Papirovemodelarstvi.cz/forum/index.php (Czech) 

www.cardarmy.ru/forum/ (russian) 

 

Spacemodelling sites and groups

Ninfinger.org/~sven/models/models.html - a treasury of information for all with interest in spacemodelling.

Starship modeler - forum - includes a paper section as well.

Space-modelers/  Space Modelers Mailing List

Wayne Hills Rockety blogg  

Hobbyspace.com - Interesting articles and a guide to space hobby activities 


Space and rocket sites:

http://www.aero.org/publications/crosslink/previous.html 

www.astronautix.com (The big Guide to all aspects of space and rockets) 

www.capcomespace.net/ (French - one of the best sites) 

www.orlandofuntickets.com/a-kids-space-center-fun-with-model-rockets   (for kids) New
 

Collections and galleries

digilander.libero.it/ucontrol2000/U-Control-2000/paper.htm

ericksmodels.com    - also offers some models for download 

udons factory - spacedevelopement  

mek.kosmo.cz/modelar/papir/ (Czech paper model sites with pictures of rare space kits)


History and methods

www.cardfaq.org/faq/  

www.bildrum.se/paper.htm

 

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