Crowdsourced nano satellite
The Image to the right is taken from the first crowdsourced nano satellite. It was launched from the international space station in 2014.
This project produced the first crowdfunded open satellite available to anyone. The plans are available for anyone to use and develop their own: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ArduSat
WHAT WE DID: We helped in the fundraising and community outreach for this project.
The Arkyd space telescope
The Arkyd Space Telescope project, the audatious project to crowdfund a space telescope, was successfully funded and launched.
More information can be found here: www.planetary.org
WHAT WE DID: We were community vanguards, helped with the crowdfunding platform and public outreach.
LightSail 2 a Solar Sail Cube Satellite
LightSail 2 is a project to demonstrate controlled solar sailing using a CubeSat artificial satellite, developed by The Planetary Society, a global non-profit organization devoted to space exploration.
This mission will launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy (2019). More info here: theplanetarysociety
WHAT WE DID: We helped in the fundraising and community outreach.