Nasa's new space fabric
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How Nasa's new 'space fabric' could help astronauts

2 May 2017 Last updated at 18:30 BST

Nasa engineers are designing a new metallic "space fabric" that could make a massive difference to how space equipment is made in the future.

The 3D-printed material is foldable so it can easily change shape.

The US space agency needs to test it in space, but it thinks it could have many different uses - from protecting spacecraft to building spacesuits for astronauts.

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