There are real world cube sats made of plywood so my guess would be yes this would work outside of atmosphere for a limited time. The key factor for longevity is the equipment withstanding solar radiation.Aussie company SYPAQ develops cardboard drones for defence of Ukraine | 7NEWS
An Aussie company is playing a unique role in the defence of Ukraine.
SYPAQ has developed disposable drones made of cardboard, now used by soldiers for spying, supply drops and lethal missions.
My first thought was, does this work in space?
The waxed cardboard.
Fwiw the cannon fires 72 times for every time the bay firesBattlefield Meson Accelerator
1. Cost benefit says a technological level eleven fifty tonne bay is better than a technological level fifteen sixty tonne, despite costing two and a half times as much, and needing a dedicated thirty power points.
2. You do get one more dice of damage, and range jump from 150 to long.
3. You do need a fixed mounting, but won't need to allocate any power, I assume, as long as you can keep basic systems functioning.
4. Though I assume that range is capped at six hundred klix for extreme range.