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NASA, Planetary Resources Team Up On Contest To Track Near-Earth Objects

Planetary Resources famously raised over $1.5 million for the ARKYD satellite on Kickstarter. The project plans to eventually launch a publicly-accessible space telescope that will allow anyone to take a picture from space. The campaign hit a handful of stretch goals after raising well over… Read More

Kickstarter Project Promises To Send Backers To The Moon… Sort Of

Could Kickstarter play a major role in kicking off the “personal interplanetary space age?” You could make a coherent argument that it already has, especially considering the visibility garnered by the recently funded ARKYD space telescope project. However, a lesser known predecessor of the ARKYD… Read More

ARKYD Space Telescope Closes Crowdfunding, Zooms Past Original Goal, Hits $1.5 Million Stretch

Now in the Top 25 Kickstarter Campaigns Ever. The ARKYD Space Telescope which crowdfunded an amazing $325,000 on their first day, has closed their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with well over their initial $1,000,000 target.  The project called “the first space telescope for everyone” had… Read More

ARKYD Surpasses $1 Million Raised on Kickstarter, Stretch Goal Still In Sight

The ARKYD space telescope has surpassed their initial goal of  $1,000,000 crowdfunded on Kickstarter.  This occurred after the organizers had announced stretch goals with a final target of $2,000,000 raised.  The crowdfunding campaign still has 9 days left to go so raising another $1 Million,… Read More

ARKYD The First Publicly Available Telescope Available for Everyone (Infographic)

The ARKYD is a technologically advanced, orbiting space telescope that will be controlled by YOU, the crowd, through your pledges and community involvement! You can even direct your telescope time to non-profit science centers and universities for use in your communities! Just think about the… Read More

Planetary Resource ARKYD Telescope Campaign Adds Complimentary Freelancer Contest

Planetary Resources, currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter for their ARKYD Telescope, has taken the first step towards making space accessible to everyone. Planetary Resources has turned to both crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, in partnership with Freelancer, to involve global communities in building, promoting and launching the first… Read More

ARKYD Telescope Announces Stretch Goals, Hopes to Reach $2Million

With 19 Days left on the counter, ARKYD – the Space Telescope for Everyone , is still shy of their initial $1 Million goal standing at over $850,000 raised by over 9500 supporters.  As part of their push to crowdfund the telescope, the campaign organizers… Read More

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