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James Webb Deployable Model

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Production of variously-sized deployable models of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to promote hands-on learning.
Backers: 238
Average Pledge Per Backer: $120

Funded: $28,634 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 26th -> Aug 25th (30 days)
Project By: MESATech
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Latest News

Oh so close ...

August 24th - via:
We're only 5% from reaching our funding goal, with a day left in this campaign. Please pass the word around one more time if you would . . . We wanted you to meet MESATech's founding members, the volunteer mentors of students who'll be helping make... (Read More)

Initial Prototype of Mini Now Completed

August 19th - via:
The 1/40th scale 3D printed Mini model of JWST goes through all the major deployments, as you can see below in this initial system prototype we've completed. The Mini is great for educators because it is small enough to fit in a carry-on when... (Read More)

One Week to Go!

August 18th - via:
Reaching for Our GoalThree weeks into this campaign, with one week left to go, we're better than on track at 80% of our funding goal. Thank you all for your great support, and for helping us pass the word about this educational campaign. We couldn't... (Read More)

Hands-On Outreach

August 13th - via:
Hi Everybody, We just wanted to share this short video sampler of glimpses into the meaningful outreach we're able to do, one young mind at a time, about NASA's next great space achievements by using our small deployable models in hands-on... (Read More)

Thanks everybody!

August 2nd - via:
We're about halfway through our campaign, and funded at about half of our project goal. Being on track never felt better. With your continued support in reaching our goal we'll be able to build and deliver all the deployable models of JWST our... (Read More)

Thank you for a wonderful start !

July 28th - via:
Thank you for your support and feedback. We've listened and decided to upgrade our Rewards to offer more JWST for everyone to enjoy. All backers get our Keychain All backers of our Manual Tabletop Model also get a Micro Model and a Coaster 4-pack All... (Read More)

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