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We are engineers and explorers who plan to help Yellowstone scientists make what could be tomorrow's greatest discoveries.
We are engineers and explorers who plan to help Yellowstone scientists make what could be tomorrow's greatest discoveries.
593 backers pledged $100,449 to help bring this project to life.
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New Robot to Explore the Depths of Yellowstone Lake

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    You will receive an email from the GFOE team thanking you for your support!

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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    Your name will be listed on the GFOE website so everyone can see that you helped explore Yellowstone Lake!

    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

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    You will be given exclusive access to our engineering development blog. Get the latest updates on how the project is progressing!

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    You will receive a high-resolution digital poster featuring an image of the Yellowstone Robot in action!

    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

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    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    You will receive 3 high-resolution digital posters featuring our artist's rendering of some of the most popular animals found in Yellowstone National Park!

    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $50 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records.

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    You will receive a high-resolution digital map of Yellowstone Lake!

    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $75 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records.

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    You will have special access to a documentary short film that follows the behind-the-scenes story of the design, construction, and operation of the Yellowstone Robot!

    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $100 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records.

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    Pledge US$ 120 or more About US$ 120

    You will receive a card in the mail that features a stunning photo of the Yellowstone Robot...and it will be signed by a GFOE engineer!

    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $120 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records.

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    Pledge US$ 220 or more About US$ 220

    You will receive a GFOE Yellowstone Robot T-shirt to proudly show off your support!

    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $200 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    You will receive a 9"x12" print of an amazing underwater image captured by the Yellowstone Robot at the bottom of the Lake...and it will be signed by GFOE's Lead Explorer Dave Lovalvo!

    +Yellowstone Robot T-shirt
    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $480 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records. Written acknowledgment available upon request.

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Your legal name will be engraved on a 'Major Contributors' titanium plaque mounted on the Yellowstone Robot!

    +Signed 9"x12" print of underwater photo
    +Yellowstone Robot T-shirt
    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $980 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records. Written acknowledgment available upon request.

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    Pledge US$ 1,500 or more About US$ 1,500

    You can choose your favorite animal from Yellowstone National Park, our artist will create a custom 9"x12" Gouache painting of it, and we will mail you the original print!

    +Name engraved on 'Major Contributors' plaque
    +Signed 9"x12" print of underwater photo
    +Yellowstone Robot T-shirt
    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $1,350 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records. Written acknowledgment available upon request.

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    You and a guest will be invited to an informal event in Summer 2017 to see the Yellowstone Robot in person at Yellowstone National Park! You will have the opportunity to meet and chat with GFOE's Lead Explorer Dave Lovalvo as well as other members of our engineering team. Dates and times will be determined by availability. (Travel and accommodations are not included.)

    +Name engraved on 'Major Contributors' plaque
    +Signed 9"x12" print of underwater photo
    +Yellowstone Robot T-shirt
    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $2,980 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records. Written acknowledgment available upon request.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    You and three guests will be invited to join us for an afternoon on the boat to see the Yellowstone Robot dive to the bottom of the Lake in person at Yellowstone National Park! You will also be invited to have dinner with GFOE's Lead Explorer Dave Lovalvo. (Travel and accommodations are not included.)

    +Name engraved on 'Major Contributors' plaque
    +Signed 9"x12" print of underwater photo
    +Yellowstone Robot T-shirt
    +Signed postcard from GFOE team
    +Special access to documentary short film
    +Digital map of Yellowstone Lake
    +Digital posters of Yellowstone animals
    +Digital poster of Yellowstone Robot
    +Exclusive access to engineering blog
    +Name listed on GFOE website
    +'Thank You' email from the GFOE team

    $9,980 of your contribution is deductible for federal tax purposes. Please retain this document for your records. Written acknowledgment available upon request.

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