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The first publicly accessible space telescope!  Take amazing photos of space or have your photo displayed above the Earth.
The first publicly accessible space telescope! Take amazing photos of space or have your photo displayed above the Earth.
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      Ian Goodsell on

      I also did not receive an email regarding a refund.

    2. Brian Summers

      I received no email regarding a refund.

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      Massimiliano Manera

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use: "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill." I demand an immediate full refund for my pledge amount.

    4. Mike Robinson on

      Hi - how do I get my refund?

      Please contact me.

    5. Scötte Petersön on

      Just a friendly reminder to piss off!

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      Are Thunes Samsonsen on

      I got a refund last year. All OK, money in my account, with no problems. A few months later they emailed me and asked how I wanted the refund I was due transferred. So not only do they have no clue who HASN'T received their money, they also don't seem to know who HAS.

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      AGA on

      Yes, lets start a class action and put these bastards out of business or use one of their rockets to put them in orbit permanently!

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      AGA on

      YOU F#$@%ing scammers where is my refund! or do i have to come over there and get it in person???????????????????????????????

      Chris Lewicki great way to make global enemies and pissed off people!!!! You should be ashamed of yourself for ripping off people, i will make sure i will email our 45k mailing list and inform them of your organisations disgraceful practices and recommend they war everyone they know of your organisations dishonest activities!!

    9. Laurent Chenet on

      OMG. Amazing. You wait 4 years and they send you 3 emails (of course to and old mailbox, not the one I updated in Kickstarter) and a time frame of 3 months to get your money back. I second the class action!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    10. Mark McKevitt on

      Just remembered this project, and found out they offered refunds a year ago, WTF. Checked my email and they sent me 2 emails that weren't even from kickstarter, so I probably thought it was spam. 45 days for a refund ��

    11. Kaalo Lovett on

      Anyone get a refund?

    12. Jeffrey Allen Randorf on

      I guess i missed the refund deadline...

    13. Stefan Halasz on

      Guys, there should be plenty of us who didn't receive a refund from these scammers. How about a class-action lawsuit?

    14. Stefan Halasz on

      Bastards. They keep our money for years and then suddenly give US who believed them and supported them a freaking tiny deadline to claim a refund. WTF guys? I wonder why even bother to look like you want to give the money back to. A total and utter scam. Shame on you.

    15. Bruce Collins on

      Their address is 6742 185th Ave, NE Redmond, WA 98052 If anyone wants to go knock on their door and see if anyone is home.

    16. Bruce Collins on

      Yay for scammers. It's utterly unacceptable on a personal level to refuse refunds to people. I hope you are ashamed of yourselves. There is no realistic reason why you would refuse refunds at this point, unless you were just plane greedy. Just another kickstopper scam.

    17. Sherlock Michaels on

      Another Kickstarter scam, typical, one quiet little email sent amongst the spam with a tiny time frame to claim refund on, and then it looks like they try to avoid paying refunds even to those who got in within the window. Teaches me for trusting crowdfunded projects

    18. Teo Morabito on

      Please refund

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      Wouter Jonker on

      Good heavens. Sent more emails. Still no refund or response. What's going on?

    20. Chris P Spatgen on

      Still waiting on refund

    21. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @Wouter, I just sent you an email to follow up on your inquiry. Thanks! Caitlin

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      Wouter Jonker on

      Anyone received a refund yet? I responded to the form sent, and emailed again on the 29th of June, but I haven't received any response.

    23. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @Vimiew: Email me at with your backer ID and Name, and I will send you your refund link. Deadline in Monday, July 11th. Thanks! Caitlin

    24. Vimiew on

      I have yet to see a refund on the project. When should those be available? Thanks.

    25. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @Kelly - I just sent you your link. Thanks!

    26. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @Stephen - I just emailed you. Caitlin

    27. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @Kelly - I found your information in our system. If you send me an email to, I can send you your link. Thanks! Caitlin

    28. Kelly Havlik on

      @Caitlin -- how would I email you so you can check?

    29. Kelly Havlik on

      Still haven't received the initial refund email. It may have gone to spam but I've requested Planetary Resources resend and haven't heard anything from them. The deadline is approaching...

    30. WalkinPneumonia on

      Yes, I'll email you tonight.

    31. Stephen Rowlatt on

      Still no refund as yet

    32. Planetary Resources Creator on

      @WalkinPneumonia - can you email me your name/backer ID and I can check on your refund status? Thanks! Caitlin

    33. WalkinPneumonia on

      Glad you received yours. I've not seen mine yet. Hopefully today.

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      Are Thunes Samsonsen on

      And there it was! Money received, much appreciated.

    35. Bill Hemphill

      Thank you for refunding Kickstarter pledges.

      Space is hard. Commercializing space is harder. And respecting your supporters by offering refunds? Well, that's one of the hardest things I can imagine a space-related company can do.

      Best wishes for your further endeavors. and, again, thanks.

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      Are Thunes Samsonsen on

      Still no refund. How about publishing an estimate of how long it'll take?

    37. Sabin Muntean on

      Hi, I sent out the refund form very soon after reading the unfortunate news (end of May), but still haven't received anything. Any update?

    38. Jan Rais on

      Received my $380 refund on 07th of June, including $40 for a T-Shirt which I get to keep. Still sorry the whole thing didn't work out, but fair play Planetary resource. Thank you! Good luck with your mining endeavours.

    39. Scott Bragg on

      After filling out your contact form each week for the past two weeks and received no response, nor my refund email. I now see there are many people who have not received their refund emails. The reputation of the Planetary Resources organisation is now in the balance. Communicate effectively and do the right thing. Contact those who have not received their refund emails immediately.

    40. Alan Landau on

      I have never gotten my refund email... How do I contact you directly?

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      Nico Kroeker on

      still waiting for my refund email..

    42. Arik on

      Thank you for the refund.
      Good luck for the future.!

    43. Clint Lively on

      Sorry the project didn't work out, but very glad you guys didn't flake out like a few other Kickstarters I've backed - refund received and your name stays clean (which is worth a lot)

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      Ronnie Harris on

      I am still waiting for my refund email as well. Not sure if that is normal though.

    45. Brian on

      I got my refund, thank you Planetary Resources.

    46. Brenton on

      Are others still waiting for the initial refund email? I have not received anything after annoucement.

    47. KnutG on

      no refund on my paypal yet ...

    48. Kelly Michals on

      Scratch that, gmail hid it in promotional emails and it got buried. Shame we wont see the telescope, thanks for following through on the perks and the refund as well.

    49. Kelly Michals on

      I haven't gotten any email yet about initiating the refund process, are they going out in stages?

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