Darwin's Journey


A project in Pasadena, CA by Liam Kennedy

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A device that lights up whenever the International Space Station is nearby (that happens more often than you might expect)
Backers: 199
Average Pledge Per Backer: $89

Funded: $17,731 of $5,000
Dates: Jan 28th -> Feb 27th (31 days)
Project By: Liam Kennedy
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Latest News

Less than 30 Minutes to go before the Kickstarter finishes. Live video on Youtube

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Just because.. this is SUCH a momentous occasion... I am streaming a special live video from my home that is featuring the countdown - along with live simulations of the ISS as this is happening. If only I had thought to time the closure with the ISS... (Read More)

Home stretch now - Kickstarter finishes in just 12 hours from now

February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Final HoursAs the Kickstarter funding phase draws to a close I must admit to being a little nervous still (or maybe I'm just excited).  A few hours ago we made it up to 200 backers... and then a couple cancelled (which I guess might be pretty normal... (Read More)

Update #3 - Passed 300% funded. Busy week in LA / NASA Education / Cases

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
300% funded - and over $15,000 raised.What a spectacular week.  As of today the project is over 300% of the funding goal.   That you all for your support and interested.  I'm so glad you all think this project as a great as I do!  You'll all be... (Read More)

Small Computer Tweets Location Of The International Space Station

February 12th - via: psfk.com
A Raspberry Pi device pings users whenever the ISS is directly over their heads. (Read More)

ISS-Above update #2: The Planetary Society, NASA Johnson Space Center "Notices" ISS-Above

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
As I write this update we have 132 backers for the project.  I don't know if you all really could possibly understand just how EXCITED I am that so many will soon become part of the whole network of ISS-Above devices circling the globe.  A couple... (Read More)

What a day! The funding goal has been surpassed!

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Well this has been a whirlwind 5 days.   Project launched on Tuesday lunch time and funding goal surpassed at 4pm on Sunday.  Thank you backers for really getting what this project is truly all about. Of course reaching the funding goal is not the... (Read More)

Track the space station: 'ISS-Above' device causes crowdfunding boom

February 3rd - via: rt.com
An amateur-designed device that lights up whenever the International Space Station makes a close fly-by has surpassed its crowdfunding goal at Kickstarter in just five days. (Read More)

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