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Send Captain Picard to Space

A project in San Francisco, CA by Logan Kugler

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Captain Picard was the greatest starship captain in history, but he's never actually been to space. Help us send him there on a balloon
Backers: 169
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $6,193 of $2,750
Dates: Apr 6th -> May 1st (26 days)
Project By: Logan Kugler
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Latest News

Launch Party: a crowdfunding revolution ignites the next space race

January 31st - via:
Inside an old storage warehouse in an abandoned shipyard in Copenhagen, Kristian von Bengston and Peter Madsen have been building a one-man rocket ship they intend to send on a 15-minute, parabolic trip to the edge of space and back. Von Bengston and Madsen’s non-profit, private space agency is called Copenhagen Suborbitals, and is probably the most extreme do-it-yourself project in the world. Von Bengston is an architect and former NASA contractor. Madsen is an engineer who founded a DIY collective that built three submarines as a hobby. (Read More)

Roberto Orci's action figure delivered

June 19th - via:
Just wanted to pop-in with a quick update and let all of you awesome Kickstarter backers know that Roberto Orci's action figure has been delivered to him and accepted! I was at his office today to deliver it to him and he got a great kick out of it.... (Read More)

Direct link to our Discovery Channel episode

May 31st - via:
Just wanted to give you a direct link to our Discovery Channel episode in case you haven't seen it yet. I edited out the other bits so this video is just the part of the episode about sending Picard and Kirk to space! HERE'S THE... (Read More) article

May 26th - via:
Just wanted to pop-in and let you guys know that (!) just published a guest post I wrote about Picard and Kirk's adventure getting to space. Thought you might enjoy it! Currently, it's on the homepage of ... (Read More)

Shipping Soon: Star Trek Communicator Buttons

May 17th - via:
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Discovery Channel episode airs TONIGHT!

May 16th - via:
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May 13th - via:
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Photo Story

May 13th - via:
 Photo Story  Memory cards courtesy of SanDisk Ordering 25 Subway sandwiches to feed the crew Breaking out the helium tanks Discovery Channel doing interviews Balloon filling begins! Picard (and Riker and Data) getting ready to fly! Kirk (and J.J.... (Read More)


May 11th - via:
Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Captain James Tiberius Kirk have been mythically soaring throughout the galaxy for as long as the last 45 years and finally, thanks to all of you, they have gotten their first taste of the real thing and have officially... (Read More)

Funding Successful! You guys ROCK!

May 2nd - via:
A-MAZ-ING!  You, our Kickstarter backers, are truly incredible! Our goal of $2,750 was not only met, but we absolutely demolished it, ending with over $6,000 in pledges. Can't thank you enough for all of the support you guys provided on this... (Read More)

We have a logo!

April 28th - via:
Folks, we now have a logo for this project now thanks to the wonderful designer, Melissa Ventura (!  (Read More)

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