The Planetary Society Kicks Asteroids
We’re excited to be partnering with Bill Nye and The Planetary Society for their newest crowdfunding campaign Kick Asteroid! This time the goal is to raise awareness about the threat... Read more
Our Poster Series for Future Astronauts is Complete!
If you saw our last update, you know we started a series of Spacecraft posters for kids. At that time we only had Voyager to show. Now we have all... Read more
Robots In Space— A Poster Series For Kids!
Hey space enthusiasts of all ages!
Chop Shop just launched a new campaign that we’re really excited about. A poster series based on our original campaign that celebrates the cosmos... Read more
The Official Planetary Society Online Store
Last week we rolled out a new online store for a truly stellar partner…
Founded In 1980 by Carl Sagan, Louis Friedman, and Bruce Murray to empower the... Read more
Only 1.5 Hours Left For The Giant Leaps in Space Poster Series
Rewards include screen prints, museum quality digital prints, t-shirts, stickers and a total of 12 designs to choose from. The three newest designs from this series feature the missions:
... Read more
Giant Leaps Poster #3: Vostok 1 & Yuri Gegarin
The final design in our Giant Leaps in Space Poster Series is complete! Featuring the cold-war era mission Vostok 1 & the legendary Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gegarin.
Not only... Read more
Giant Leaps Poster #2: the International Space Station
Just a quick peek at the newest poster design for our Giant Leaps in Space Poster Series. Just one more design to go and another series will be complete.... Read more
Now Funding: Giant Leaps in Space Poster Series
Okay, I have been talking about this and a few of you have even asked me about it here and on Twitter. We just pushed our next poster series live. ... Read more
We’re Making 100 Custom Illustrations of 100 Backers on 100 Tees and Prints
We are experimenting with another custom art project and thought we would see what you think. It is for Kickstarter’s Make/100 initiative and what we propose is the creation... Read more
Want to Take a Picture of Another Earth Only 4.5 Light Years Away?
Project Blue has a really potentially game-changing idea. Build a space telescope dedicated to the observation of just one target: The Centauri System.
For those who don’t know… this... Read more
Support Pop Icon Prints and Make Your Own Space Probe Prints & More!
Most of you know us on Kickstarter from our previous two campaigns… What you may not know, is that our focus on NERD CULTUREis not relegated to just space... Read more
Spacecraft Kids Series Coming
We have mentioned in previous updates that our next Kickstarter project would be something for kids. So we wanted to float this sketch out there and see what previous backers... Read more
Series Two Wallpapers
Someone pointed out… I never made wallpapers for Series 2! Here are links to both Series One and Series Two. Both zips include widescreen desktops as well as tall hires... Read more
Astronauts Illustrated & Cyber Monday
I have been working with my good freinds over at Uniphi Space Agency to develop a series of portraits and prints to support their first ever Kickstarter. They represent some... Read more
Posters #8 & #9 for Rosetta and Galileo
TWO MORE POSTERS, 5 MORE DAYS
It is the last 5 daysof the second campiagn. Even though I was funded a while ago… that budget reflects only the costs... Read more
Poster #7: New Horizons at Pluto
This should be the final design for Poster #7 and New Horizons at Pluto/Charon for our Spacecraft Poster Series Twocampaign. If you are curious, it was also announced that... Read more
Is Pluto is Becoming an OMG Moment?
So, truth told… I was concerned that Pluto and Charon would both be revealed as grey ice balls pocked with craters when New Horizons reached it’s primary target. So the... Read more
Spacecraft Series Two is Live
We just posted the new campaign yesterday. What we propose is three new posters in this series brining the total of the full Spacecraft Series to nine.
Starting off Series... Read more
Voyager Tee and Some New Horizons
VOYAGER ON YOUR CHEST
Many of you asked about it and we finally gave in. We converted our Voyager poster into this fabulous T-shirt. We know the poster was largely blue because of... Read more
LightSail: A Revolutionary Solar Sailing Spacecraft
Unlimited free energy from the sun will provide CubeSat propulsion and revolutionize access to space for low-cost citizen projects.
Planetary Society’s first ever Kickstarter is upand it is already... Read more
Poster #6: LightSail is Complete
It has been a long time, but the final goal of the campaign is now complete. The delay was largely that The Planetary Society didn’t need these made ASAP, so... Read more
Poster #6: Planetary Society’s Light Sail
Did you all forget that we reached all three stretch goals? Well, we did. Poster #6 was to be a donation to The Planetary Societyfor all the assistance (and... Read more
Only 14 Left!
There are finally only 14 left. Of those 8 have not yet filled out their surveys. The other 6 are digital prints that responded to the survey late and... Read more
Monday & Tuesday are Shipping Days!
At long last, I have a 48 hour period to finally clear the remaining rewards. On Monday and Tuesday I will do my very best to get the remaining 60+... Read more
Hey Baby, Can You Ship These Orders?
So one unfortunate lateness after another has resulted in the prefect storm of delays. Lesson learnt, don’t launch a campaign right before Christmas and include stretch goals that will not... Read more
MER and Sputnik at Last!
Now before everyone gets too excited… I have about 100 of orders (of various configurations) left that include one or both of these (and about 30 back-orders as well). So your... Read more
Project Choked by Own Parachute Cords
So the January 26th deadline of posters have come and go. Essentially we had a printer schedule delay of a few days and then…
Apparently I created a detail in... Read more
154 Out of 499 Left!
At this point there are only 154 rewards not yet sent out. These (in theory) should all be related to the fact that your rewards included either the Spirit &... Read more
We are 50% Shipped and What Lies Ahead
For everyone wondering, we are around 50% shipped with a large majority of those being the digital and single screenprint rewards. If you submitted your response after Dec 14, you... Read more
Poster #4: Mars Exploration Rovers
I will save you all the complaining about tendonitis and or frozen shoulder… for now, lets just appreciate the final of the five. For anyone having seen this that wishes... Read more
Poster #4 Will Eventually Come to Those Who Wait
And yes, all rewards requesting a Holiday delivery schedule have already shipped with the exception of most rewards including Beyond or Above Earth tees which ship tomorrow.
From Kansas to Philadelphia to You
Before we get all distracted with images.
YOU MUST RESPOND TO THE SURVEY BY DEC 15TH to ensure holiday delivery. After that, it is a crap shoot when it... Read more
Poster #5: Sputnik
At last… still struggling with tendonitis, I have managed to complete poster #5 for Sputnik.
For those of you keeping score… this does mean that I skipped Poster #4... Read more
Tendonitis, Expectations and a Manual
So I have to break my promise that the next update will include a design. It turns out that I developed an acute case of tendonitis in my... Read more
We just blasted through the 3rd and final stretch goal.
Poster #6: The Planetary Society
While the society may not be a robotic spacecraft, it can be assumed that many... Read more
Poster #5: A Sputnik Rough
What a last five days it has been. I was on a previously scheduled trip and so my ability to react to these goals being met have been limited. I... Read more
WOW. Stretch Goal Achieved: Sputnik
Poster #5: Sputnik
This is so unexpected. I am traveling today, otherwise I would be working feverishly on a sketch to post with this update. I hardly expected to make... Read more
Stretch Goal Achieved: Mars Exploration Rovers
We had quite a day yesterday, as far as I can tell it was all due to this tweet:
Final Curiosity design revealed by @chopshopstore. Still time to back it:... Read more
Rewards: The T-Shirts
We thought we might do a little update on the tees we’re offering in our campaign. We just added the design “You Are the Sun” as a potential reward in... Read more
Poster #3: Mars Curiosity Rover
Selected as the third most popular robotic mission in our Planetary Society poll, Curiosity is the final in our our series of three posters…. Unless we reach our stretch goals.... Read more
Poster #2: Cassini and Huygens
Earlier than expected. Cassini has been named the second most popular mission by The Planetary Society poll and therefore is now poster #2 for your consideration.
Cassinias noted earlier... Read more
Poll Results and Posters #2 and #3 Announced!
The poll is complete and the most popular robotic spacecraft in history have been selected. Thanks to the efforts by The Planetary Society, I do believe this marks the first... Read more