SkyCube: The First Satellite Launched by You!

by Tim DeBenedictis

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    1. Mauricio Fonseca Beltran on

      Good news ! Thanks for information.

    2. Timothy Toler
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      Thank you for the update. I find the wait interesting and useful myself...because my significant other's birthday is in late summer...now my tweet can take on new meaning as we've grown closer than when I initially backed. Maybe instead of a proposal, it can be a global wedding announcement (after I get the courage to propose...)

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      virginia DeBenedictis on

      Tim--I am delighted to get the update! I know the many months of extraordinary time and effort (with good doses of frustration) you and your team have put into this. I am so proud of you and so pleased to be a part of this project. Ad astra per aspera (to the stars through perseverance and hard work). Mom

    4. Chris Greenfield on

      Excellent news, congratulations and thanks for the work your team have put in to make this possible.

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      Marcin on

      Launch on my birthday. Awesome :D To bad I cannot be there to witness it :)

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      Hens Zimmerman on

      Tim, I think most will agree what you are doing is simply awesome and it's totally cool to be part of this journey! Good luck and thanks for all the efforts!

    7. Dean Browell
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      Looking forward to it - and potentially being there to see the launch now that's closer!

    8. Big Blue Ceiling on

      Thanks for the update - very excited that we're making progress towards the goal, and very confident in Orbital. I worked in the defense aerospace industry from 1993-2000 in support of the Hera target program (used for testing Patriot PAC-3 and THAAD) and OSC was one of our partners 20 years ago. While they lack the name recognition of SpaceX in the eyes of everyday-Joe, they come with four decades of satellite and launch vehicle experience, and the wide respect of the aerospace industry. It's no surprise that NASA is comfortable entrusting them with launches of an entire payload class and I'm happy to be, in a sense, partnering with them again many years later.

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      Gary Munn on

      Have the T Shirts been sent out yet to qualifying sponsors? I moved and did not receive one, although my mail was being forwarded.

    10. Megan S on

      Is there any app for tracking?

    11. Tim DeBenedictis Creator on

      Megan - yes there is! Check out "Satellite Safari" on the iTunes Store and Google Play.

      Gary - yes, T-shirts were sent out many, many, many months ago. If you did not get one, please email me your new address privately, and we can send you a replacement.

    12. Erin Noxon on

      Hey there, I moved as well and I never got my T-Shirt either. Where can I email you to tell you where I am now? Thanks!

    13. Tim DeBenedictis Creator on

      Erin, Gary - you can send me an email through kickstarter, or you can send it directly to skycube@southernstars.com.

    14. Seeker on

      Hi Tim, as I wrote before, I did not get the shirt. Best Regards

    15. Tim DeBenedictis Creator on

      Seeker, Erin, Gary - I've emailed each one of you to ask for your address. Gary, I've emailed you multiple times, both thru Kickstarter and to the email address you sent us in your survey response. I need to confirm your addresses before I can re-send shirts. Believe me, I want to help you. But I need to hear from you.