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Death Star in Space

A project in San Francisco, CA by Blaze Sanders

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Lets launch a 3D printed miniature Death Star into SPACE with fully functional LASER's to celebrate Star Wars: Episode IX
Backers: 101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $183

Funded: $18,524 of $18,420
Dates: Apr 10th -> May 6th (26 days)
Project By: Blaze Sanders
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A successful failure + Facebook live stream 10 pm PT / UTC -7

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, Follow me on Facebook for Q&A #2 Live Stream at 10 pm PT / UTC -7 www.facebook.com/blaze.sanders After deep and hard discussions with our largest backer and our rocket launch provider, I have personally decided to cancel the... (Read More)

154% Stretch Goal & BackerKit Reward Fulfillment Instructions

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! Together 99 people sent a Death Star into space. Will a friend be #100? Please click image to download your digital badge, and share with the internet during these last 14 hours!!! Hello World, You will receive BackerKit surveys in your email... (Read More)

May the 4th be with you (4 free items & 6 more events)

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, It has been a crazy 22 days since the launch on April 12 (Yuri's Night), but I wanted to again thank everyone for the awesome dad jokes, comments about space debris (see FAQs), and campaign sharing Tweets. We are now at the Final... (Read More)

NEW REWARD: Three 37 mm diameter payload slots @ reduced price of $250

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Celebrate a new kid, car, house, or love in space Hello World, The first four payload slots sold out pretty fast so we decided to add three more, reduce the price 35% to $250, and double the value! The NEW $250 REWARD comes with four lower level... (Read More)

Only 1 of 4 payload slots left - BACK @ $320 TODAY!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Dimensions for 4 payload slots, GPIO pin access ports, bolt holes, and supercapacitor well. Hello World Want to send something really personal into space (and BACK)? How about a wedding ring, a LEGO piece, your hair, skin cells, a DIY... (Read More)


May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hello World, Pretty simple...They are awesome and Death Star's need them!  However they are not just for fun. The long term (2 to 3 year)... (Read More)

Free Tesla Model 3 test rides TODAY 10 am to 1:30 pm and May the 4th Party

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, See Update #21 for details. Steps to get a Tesla ride: Text "Star Wars Uber from INSERT ADDRESS" to Blaze at 1-510-513-9110 I will reply with GPS tracking link for car, that has estimated time of arrival  We go fast and let the car do... (Read More)

School Vote Follow Up

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Votes as of May 30, 2019 0800 PT Hello World, In Kickstarter update #3 we announced the FREE Death Star for your school program. Today I wanted to give an update on the voting. Currently we have schools from China and all around the USA voting, you... (Read More)

Free Tesla Model 3 test rides / drives with Autopilot May 1 from 10 am to 4 pm

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I'll be Han, Tesla Autopilot can be L3-37 / Vuffi, and you Chewy? Hello World / San Francisco, Why call an Uber when you could get picked up in a shiny red Tesla tomorrow?  Just wear ANYTHING Star Wars related (or back Kickstarter at $4+) and the... (Read More)

The Final Countdown!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, The campaign ends this May the 4th weekend! We have three slightly crazy plans in the work, but your word of mouth support at the Star Wars events you attend this week could make or break the Kickstarter. Tell your friends and family in... (Read More)

Another way to support Death Star in Space

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Click Image for Source (Illustration by Thiago) Hello World, After going through our Open Source Kickstarter Reward Analysis Google Sheet (which you can use for your own Kickstarter). I found that 50% of the funding has come from two rewards. As... (Read More)

Update 17.1: The Press 💖's Death Star in Space

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World,  Our official Press Release can be found at the following link. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/operational-death-star-headed-to-space-this-christmas-300826504.html If you are in the press and interested in an exclusive... (Read More)

FREE $9 Name in Space reward with Kickstarter website like! I know...

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, Like / heart this update on the Kickstarter website and get a FREE Digital Name in Space reward ($9 value).  Pretty simple right?  Also remember to grab your personalized Digital Mission Badges from Dropbox, and share them around the... (Read More)

Update 16: Flight Hardware Purchased

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Digi-Key parts that will be going to space with your names!!! Hello World, Even tho we still have 10 days left in the campaign I have decided to purchase the last flight hardware  with my own capital. I have faith that the Star Wars fan... (Read More)

Update 15: NASA Requirements? [TECH]

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Paperwork courtesy of my previous work at NASA Hello World, WE HAVE NO NASA REQUIREMENTS :) This is a 100% commercial project. United Frontiers is launching near Florida but they don't need NASA launch pads, since they launch directly... (Read More)

Update 14: 67% funded!! Can we reach the stretch goals?

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, $18,420 sends us on a suborbital flight to 110 km, but if we meet our stretch goals we can do even more! I set the Kickstarter goal at this minimum viable product (MVP) level so that we could get a working LASER into space, ensuring... (Read More)

Update 13: Why Ahsoka Tona Is the Best Star Wars Character!

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Ahsoka walks away from the Jedi Order because similar to the Sith the Jedi Order is NOT correct either Hello World, Two words! Grey Jedi The Jedi Order in the prequel movies (The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith) doesn't... (Read More)

Update 12: LEGO & Technical Q&A Live Stream April 21 @ 1 pm PT

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
A LEGO Luke Skywalker inside the DSiS 3D print going to space. "Use the force Luke" Hello World, You can start asking questions on Twitter using the hashtag #AskDSiS or join the Facebook live chat by following or adding me at... (Read More)

Update 11: Mark Hamil Tweet & Partnerships That Made This Possible

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
OMG!!! Hello World, Sooo Mark Hamil liked our Kickstarter tweet... Everyone reading this PLEASE like or retweet our reply to grab his teams attention. https://twitter.com/DeathStarSpace/status/1119437084983320577 I would also like to take this time... (Read More)

Update 10: Stress Analysis [TECH] - Will the Death Star explode under 5.5G load?

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1- Stress under 5.5G's, assuming 2.5 kg ULTEM 9085 mass fixed in position at the bottom of the three aluminium supercapacitors (Click image to view SimScale report). Hello World, Have you ever wondered how a payload is designed to survive the... (Read More)

Update 9: 56% Funded!!! FAQ & Why I Started This Project...

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello World, We are now 7 days into the campaign and are 56% funded!!! Thank you so much for the support. I wanted to answer the three most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) both here on Kickstarter and on the website at... (Read More)

Update 8: Space Thoughts

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello World, We would like to know what you MUST and/or NEED to send to space! See one question Twitter poll link below (comment here if Twitter is not your thing):  https://twitter.com/DeathStarSpace/status/1118177067839803393  73,  Blaze... (Read More)

Update 7: Supercapacitor: How Do They Work [TECH]

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Part Number 1182-1016 on Digi-Key (Click image to buy supercapacitors) Hello World, The idea behind capacitors is pretty simple. Take two metal plates, put them close together, and then roll them up to make them easier to use.... (Read More)

Update 6: Send Your Code to Space?

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Example code (STEM-Code.spin) from the DSiS GitHub account (click to see code). Hello World, I'm really passionate about #STEMeducation! Every since 2010 I have been working on ways to make STEM fun, and showcase how it can bring... (Read More)


April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Click image to view source Hello World, 3 days in and 10.6% funded. That is a little bit behind schedule, so I personally need your help! Lets get to space as a community of artists, engineers, and explorers! If you haven't already, be... (Read More)

Update 4: Space Tolerant Open Source Space Hardware [TECH]

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Figure 1 - Basic overview of open source hardware courtesy of DIY Space Exploration Hello World, Making space hardware open source comes with many challenges and benefits as outlined by my old friends at DIY Space Exploration and Mach 30. Making... (Read More)

Update 3: Free Death Star for Your School? [STAR WARS IX TITLE SPOILER WARNING!!!]

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World,   Figure 1 - Click image to vote! I feel so grateful for the support we've received thus far. From all of us here at DSiS, THANK YOU!!!  I have always been really passionate about #STEM_Education since college (See Great Space for... (Read More)

Update 2: Use of Funds?

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World,  WOW!!! 8.8% backed in < 24 hours! Earthlings in the Sol System are amazing!  Please check out Update #1 for details on how to get your personalized Digital Mission Badges.  I have spent the last two years building lots of... (Read More)

Update 1: Digital Mission Badges!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello World, Death Star in Space Kickstarter is officially live at 32 minutes past the hour! Get your personalized Digital Mission Badge in the DropBox link below! www.dropbox.com/sh/hd0oam1lxc7t74o/AAAq_gewbl84n3_Gk7wWUKjAa?dl=0 Star Wars... (Read More)

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