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We're building a full size rocket motor for our Hermes Spacecraft.  Help us Kickstart the next generation of space travel!
We're building a full size rocket motor for our Hermes Spacecraft. Help us Kickstart the next generation of space travel!
321 backers pledged $20,843 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    Your name will appear on a special 'backer' page on our website, hermesspace.com

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    Hermes Stickers - You'll get a large sticker of the Hermes logo you can put on your own rocket... or something more reasonable like a laptop.

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    Hermes Exclusive Access - Receive exclusive announcements of our major milestone accomplishments and important updates before the general public. We'll also throw in access to a live feed for our first engine test firing.

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    Join the Hermes Pit Crew - You'll get a T-Shirt or Polo Shirt (your choice) with our logo on the front and "Hermes Pit Crew" on the back. We'll also sign your name on the Hermes Test Motor and film it for you before we do our first engine firing.

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    Personalized Payload - On the Hermes maiden test flight, we'll have a special Kickstarter payload capsule on board, which will contain your name and a personalized message. After it's successfully gone to space, we'll send it back to you!

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    Rocket Engine Paper Weight - You'll get a miniature replica of the Hermes Test Motor, machined and assembled at our shop out of polished stainless steel. A perfect way to keep those pesky papers from launching off your desk!

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Handcrafted Hermes Model - Here's your opportunity to get a 1/20th scale Hermes Model, created, shaped, sanded and painted at our shop. Each model will come with a certificate, signed by the Hermes Team and include pictures of the team making your specific model.

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

    Hermes Team Skype - The Hermes Team founders will set up a 1 hour video session with you and your family, friends, coworkers, or students. We'll go over the state of the aerospace industry, our plans for the next year or two, show you how we create our engines in the shop and answer any questions you have about what we do or anything about space!

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Sky High Advertisement - Earn your place in history by being one of the few people who have advertised on a spacecraft. We'll proudly reserve a spot for your name, company, or whatever you'd like to see on the skin of the Hermes, up through it's first test launch.

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

    Ignition - You'll get round trip with accommodations to the first Hermes Test Motor firing. We'll show you around our shop, teach you how to build a rocket engine, and then we're off to the desert to fire our test engine. Be the first to pledge here and we'll let you press the ignition button.

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