Let the sorting and editing begin!
We are now sorting PongSats, cards and editing video. We will be able to ship the first of the rewards (cards) this coming week, We've recorded 45 hours of video... Read more
Sunday (Oct 26, 2014) we launched all six vehicles. PongSats, cards, letters, names and signs all flew to the edge of space. The balloons flew 70 to 90 miles down... Read more
The Mission is On!
It's pouring down rain and the winds are high, but there is a window tomorrow (Sun 26th) and we are going for it. It will be threading the needle but... Read more
Rained out but going this Weekend
A storm forced a cancellation of our original flight date. However the permits and clearances have all been moved to the alternate date and we are ready to... Read more
You can still make it!
We are a week away from the mission. The vehicles are being completed, the office is piled with PongSats and we've started packing for the desert.
If you... Read more
PongSat Flight Date Approaching
We have 2200 PongSats signed up for the mission and flight preparations are in full swing.
If you backed us with a "Been there card" you are all... Read more
We made it!!!!!
Thank you everyone for making PongSat possible. When people reach for the stars know that you helped make it happen.
I will be sending you updates on how the mission... Read more
The Talking PongSat
STEM Nation just sent me a link to a great PongSat video they made. It's great! It will make you smile.
70 hours to go, New Extended Goals!
What if we go over? What would we do with the money? Extended Goals:
$16,000, (if we raise $5,000 over our goal) we will fly 500 more PongSats on the... Read more
Six Days to go, Here's the Plan
We have six days left on our Kickstarter effort for the PongSat mission. Here's the plan: If each one of you tells just one person who backs PongSat... Read more
The Way of the PongSat
Everyone who flies a PongSat takes a journey. It is the 'Way of the PongSat'. OK, it sounds silly but if you can have 'Tao of Pooh' and the 'Te... Read more
A Thousand Students are Signed up for the Edge of Space.
A thousand, sixteen students have signed up for September PongSat mission.
We are getting an amazing group of space explorers together. There are girl scout troops, university aerospace classes, lots... Read more
"I Flew" Tee Shirt Reward
We launched a new reward to help push us over the top. It's the "I Flew" tee shirt. It's available at the $100 reward level.
It's a great gift for... Read more
Half Way There
We are over the half way to the deadline of April 29th, however we just under half way on the money. Now it the time for a big... Read more
JP on the Space Show Radio Program (Radio and web stream)
Tune in Next Tuesday (April 15th) at 7-8:30 pm. I’ll be talking about PongSats, Airship to Orbit, balloons and 36 years of this crazy OTHER space program. Listen... Read more
PongSats in Air and Space Magazine!
Coverage at Moon and Back
We got some great coverage at the Moon and Back Space news website:
Check it out!
Please, if you like what we’re doing – tell three people that you’re... Read more