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So... About that second mission... Any chance that you'll be able to send stragglers up on another mission (as you said you were committed to doing)?
When are the business cards being sent out? I have been waiting to present the card I had sent in as a gift to a friend in the industry.
Finally got a chance to watch the dvd. The peaceful ascent followed by a mad dash back to Earth is interesting to watch play out! Thanks so much for including the video footage.
jus received my DVD and photos - in time for New Year! Congrats on the mission, and for helping out both kids and researchers with your efforts. However, can you provide more details as to the mission difficulties you mentioned in our letter?
just received my DVD and photos. it took a bit longer than expected, but thanks!
Got my DVD just a few days ago, very nice!
still waiting on my DVD
Just received the DVD today - Awesome !!!
Argh, missed the deadline for the card. I totally forgot about it. >_< Ah, well, I'll still be getting the DVD.
To which E-Mail Adress do I send the Exac Name of the 50$ Pledge?
Are you putting together the sign with all the names on it, for the $50 pledge? Or do I need to send you something? Unclear....
Laser printing will work just fine.
Getting ready to send my cards to you. Is there any reason to think that laser printing on card stock will come off in space? Thanks!
I cannot find any paints that will change color based on temperature in the temperature range I am looking for, they are all designed to change when they get hotter, not colder. If anyone has any luck, I would love to know.
So are we going to send you a business card? or how is that going to work?
Thank you Paul!!!!!
@John well I think I will do this as a little mini experiment, it's going to be a gift for my Dad, who works for Boeing.
The cards get flown and we're photographing putting them on board and talking them off but they don't get photographed in flight. We're also including a flight certificate when we send them back to you after the flight. There are paints that reach to changes in temperatures. They could b painted on the cards. It sounds like a great PongSat experiment!
Absolutely! I've noted it down. Also if you could put a note about the DVD when you send your cards to us that will be great.
I would also like to send more than one card and get a DVD. Can I pledge $65 and send 4 cards and get the DVD?
I'm happy to be involved in any capacity with this. I can't wait to receive the experiment results, too!
Got it into the local press here in the UK:-
I wanted to send the small card and get the DVD, so I pledged $35...hopefully, that's going to work and not confuse anyone.... =D
Is there any kind of substance that could be placed on the business card, that would change color permanently after being exposed to the pressure/temperature at the altitude this is going to? I just think that would be cool to put on my business card, it's a gift to my dad.
Promoted this on my podcast!
Promoted this project over at http://paulshireytech.com/2012/07/29/kickstarter-sunday-ping-pong-space-travel-speakers/
It will probably make my next podcast as well!
What actually happens with the note we send into space? Will we get to see all the notes that are sent up? How will out loved ones know we actually sent the note up is what I'm asking. Btw already backing anyway because this seems awesome hehe
My contribution is in memory of Sally Ride. Please pass the tissues...
That's a great idea Kevin! We will put together list of what flew and what the results are and send it out to all the backers. Sometime it takes a bit for the students to get back to us with what happened after they get the experiments back.
There will be pictures of all the PongSats on the DVD.
What a great project! Just curious... will there be any way to know what experiments went up and what the end results were? It would be interesting to hear follow-up reactions from the students, but maybe that will be in the dvd.