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Decentralized Platform Orvium Preps for Token Generation Event: Team Talent Gathered from CERN, NASA, Amazon and Oracle

Orvium, an open-source and decentralized platform for managing scholarly publications’ lifecycles and associated data reportedly run by employees and technology solutions experts of several institutions and businesses, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Amazon, Oracle, as… Read More

NYCTA Standards Manual Compact Edition Released; NASA Graphics Standards Manual Reissue Kickstarter Campaign Closes Today

Kickstarter phenoms and Pentagram Associate partners Jesse Reed and Hamish Smith have experienced quite a crowdfunding year.  A little less than a year after raking in $802,812 on Kickstarter and setting a Kickstarter design record for their New York City Transit Authority Standards Manual project, graphic designers Reed and Smyth… Read More

NASA Reportedly Throws Shade At New York Graphic Artists’ Kickstarter By Releasing 1975 Graphic Standards Manual For Free

A little over a week and a half ago, New York-based graphic designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, who are best known for their New York City Transit Authority Standards Manual project, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter once again to raise funds so that they can re-issue the 1975 NASA… Read More

Creators of NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Project Return to Kickstarter With 1975 NASA Initiative

A little less than a year after receiving $802,812 on Kickstarter for their New York City Transit Authority Standards Manual project, artists Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth have returned to the crowdfunding platform to raise $158,000 for the Reissue of the 1975 NASA Graphics Standards Manual. While revealing details about the project,… Read More

Empatica Hits Indiegogo to Raise Funds For New Medical-Quality Wearable Device

On Tuesday (November 18th), Empatica, Inc., an affective computing startup focused on human data analytics,  launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to develop its first ever consumer offering, The Embrace. The device is an all-in-one watch and medical-quality wearable device, is designed for people seeking to improve… Read More

GNS3 Technologies Raises Over $600,000 on Tilt Open

GNS3 Technologies has to announces that their crowdfunding campaign on Tilt Open has achieved record breaking status. GNS3’s modest $35,000 goal was surpassed by 1400%, raising over $600,000 from 13,000 contributors from more than 80 countries. The funding will help to further develop the GNS3… Read More

Update: ISEE-3 Project Team Announces the Space Probes Engines are Fired Up

Just a little over a month since the closing of their crowdfunding campaign on RocketHub campaign to the close, the team behind the ISEE-3 Reboot Project announced over the week that they have successfully fired up the space probe’s engines. As previously reported, masterminds of… Read More

A House on The Moon is Looking for Funding

The Moonhouse, the world’s first art project on the moon, is now set to receive an additional boost in the form of crowdfunding to launch the red house with white corners into space. The project will serve as a symbol for making space accessible to… Read More

Update: ISEE-3 Crowdfunding Campaign Surpasses $125K Goal on RocketHub

  With less than a week until their International Sun-Earth Explorer (ISEE-3) Reboot Project crowdfunding campaign comes to a close on RocketHub, masterminds behind the Orbiter Image Recovery project Dennis Wingo and Keith Cowing have surpassed their $125,000 goal. Skycorp, Space College and SpaceRef asked supporters… Read More

Scientists Use Crowdfunding To Communicate With Spacecraft ISEE-3

Aiming to bring a forgotten space probe back to life, masterminds of the Orbiter Image Recovery project Dennis Wingo and Keith Cowing have launched a new crowdfunding project on RocketHub called ISEE-3 Reboot Project. Skycorp, along with Space College and SpaceRef are asking investors to… Read More

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

Space Solar Power: Could Crowdfunding Change The World?

…there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to introduce a new order of things.Political observer, ca. 1500 A.D. The crowdfunding narrative has been dominated by tech startups, manufacturing projects, philanthropic projects, music, film,… 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

The Future of Open Business and Citizen Participation at Crowdsourcing Week

Crowdsourcing Week (CSW) will be kicking off in Singapore hosting innovators, leaders and top management to improve the collective understanding of utilizing the internet and the power of the crowd for business efficiency and strengthening governance.  CSW claims to be the first international conference focused… Read More

Movie Trailer for NASA Hits Crowdfunding Goal on Indiegogo

WE ARE THE EXPLORERS: A movie trailer for our space program Crowdfunding for NASA – in a round about way.  Unknown to most people, NASA is barred from purchasing advertising.  Recently a campaign on Indiegogo was launched to purchase a trailer to run prior to… Read More

NASA trailer reaches crowdfunding goal, will be shown before ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’

“We are the Explorers,” an Indiegogo campaign that aims to create a 30-second trailer about the US Space Program, reached its crowdfunding goal of $33,000 this morning, just five days after launching. Created by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) of America, the campaign was inspired by a nearly… Read More

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