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Starship Congress 2015: Interstellar Hackathon

A project in by Icarus Interstellar

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Starship Congress 2015 is a deep-space science summit being staged at by Icarus Interstellar.
Backers: 286
Average Pledge Per Backer: $80

Funded: $22,933 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 2nd -> Aug 30th (28 days)
Project By: Icarus Interstellar
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Stretch Reward–EVERYTHING $50

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Update #7–Final Stretch Reward:EVERYTHING. This is it. 24 hours remain and the single-largest successful interstellar crowdfunding campaign yet will come to a close. So let's do this right. You get: EVERYTHING! Everything really IS awesome!... (Read More)

Stretch Reward–The Astronaut Instruction Manual $10

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Being the space-loving grown-up geeks we are, we are now offering a very sweet stretch reward for Kickstarter campaign backers. It is The Astronaut Instruction Manual. Written for middle school readers who love space and science, The Astronaut... (Read More)

Oh hey did you get the memo? STARSHIP CONGRESS IS 100% FUNDED

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
YOU DID IT!STARSHIP CONGRESS IS 100% FUNDED! “Yes!” Yes we are still loving this. Just think. This successful Kickstarter project makes Starship Congress the most successful interstellar space science crowdfunding ever. We all just made... (Read More)

Steve Burg

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We believe there is a high probability that backers of Icarus Interstellar's 2015 Starship Congress have heard of concept artist Steve Burg. Most others would only be familiar with Steve Burg's world-changing body of concept artwork:... (Read More)


August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We have had many requests for a "simple" Icarus Interstellar tshirt—so we are putting this out 50/50 American Apparel tee as a tester. Thanks to University of Oregon's Andy Hatch for putting together the oh-so clean and stylish design. We made it... (Read More)

David Brin

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
In 2013, award-winning, best-selling, genre-defining author David Brin was a big supporter of the very first Starship Congress. With enthusiastic poetic license, David Brin gave that Starship Congress' 2013 Kickstarter campaign one of its most... (Read More)

The Next 42

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok WOW. To say the past three days have been kinda crazy doesn't begin to scratch the surface: All 100 of our Icarus Interstellar “First 100” Charter memberships reward literally flew out the door. These went way faster than we expected. Or... (Read More)

There Can Be Only One Hundred

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Over 50% of Charter memberships gone in 24 hours!

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Supporters of Interstellar Space Exploration, fellow Backers, friends, WOWOW was it really just 24 hours ago we launched Icarus Interstellar's Charter member program? In that time, over 50% of the “First 100” enrollment numbers have been snatched... (Read More)

Icarus Interstellar Membership Program is LIVE

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's the new reward, and it is a doozie!Icarus Interstellar "First 100" Charter membership. Reward is for the First 100 enrolled members of Icarus Interstellar's new membership program. All the First 100 will be known as Charter Members of Icarus... (Read More)

A funny thing happened on the way to Alpha Centauri B...

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we are launching the Icarus Interstellar membership program. The Icarus Interstellar membership program has been in the works since we first began in 2009. Today is the day that dream becomes a reality. And we are launching it on Kickstarter.... (Read More)

For Those Who Follow After Us

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
“Let us pursue interstellar space exploration…for those who follow after us.”  (Read More)

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