Updated Hardware Budget (Estimated)

I’ve had questions about what our budget and costs are and what the money raised from Kickstarter will be used for. Here’s the most recent budget estimate for hardware that we have to purchase. Pumpkin, Inc. 3-Unit Skeletonized Cubesat Kit – $8,750 A complete CubeSat flight model kit, consisting of a skeletonized 3-Uniet Assembly, a(…)

LunarSail Kickstarter reward levels… own a piece of the mission!

Here is the current list of reward levels on our Kickstarter campaign. Please visit our page and consider supporting this exciting and unique project LunarSail, using a cubesat and solar sail to orbit the Moon Pledge $1 or more – Proudly count yourself as a supporter of commercial space exploration. Pledge $5 or more –(…)

Embedded Pi…. our link to Arduino

We purchased one of these today so we can check out interfacing with Arduino shields as well as RasPi modules. It’s the Embest (element14) Embedded Pi, billed as “A Triple-play platform for Raspberry Pi, Arduino™ and 32-bit embedded ARM”. The Embedded Pi is based on the STMicroelectronics STM32F103 MCU and form factor compatible with Arduino™(…)

We’ve Added New Rewards!

Well, so far there has been a great response to our fundraising campaign and we thank everyone who’s pledged so far. We’re constantly looking at ways to improve our crowdfunding and giving back to those who support our efforts. So we’re adding some new rewards! FIVE new levels, to be exact. Please check out the(…)