Time to get back to work!
Looks like my Hiatus is about to be over with…
I am back in the USA for the foreseeable future, I finally got my home shipment back from... Read more
Long, long, overdue update
I really have to apologize for being on such a hiatus lately and not posting for so long. Quite frankly, I am not very good at the social... Read more
Large Motor Delivery
We received a special delivery of our 10" Rocket Motor this past weekend. I want to provide a special mention to our friend and Kickstarter supporter, Tony Needham. He and... Read more
New Years Fireworks
Quick Update here. First, I'd like to show you the latest test firing we performed:
This was our best firing of our 3" motor to date! Our... Read more
Over this past weekend we completed another round of testing of our 3" hybrid rocket motor testing!
This burn was very similar to the one we performed in November.... Read more
Successful 3" Rocket Motor Burn!
3" Rocket Motor Test Fire
Over the past few weeks, we have been working towards a test firing of our 3" Rocket motor. This afternoon, over the holiday weekend, we... Read more
$500 Tiers Shipped & Update Frequency Explanation
Recently we have had several people message us through Kickstarter asking why there haven’t been updates coming out lately for our project. I (Mark) am the primary communicator and web... Read more
Pledges Shipped & Rocket Firings
First off, I'd like to let you know that the stickers and T-Shirts for the $10, $25, $75, and $150 tier awards are shipped and on their way!... Read more
Tier Fullillment Progress
In these past two weeks, we've made some great progress in our tier fulfillment. First off, check out our supporters page on our main website. For everyone that... Read more
STAR Systems Update Hiatus
First off, I'd like to thank everyone for being patient during our lack of updates to you all. After our Kickstarter campaign succeeded, we spent... Read more
Hi everyone! Since our last update, STAR Systems has been running the media gauntlet. A lot of organizations were interested in hearing about our story after our successful Kickstarter... Read more
101% Funded and Still Going!
Thank you all for your support. I am truly amazed at the amount of momentum built up towards the end of the project that let us reach our... Read more
Our Plan of Attack
After our core team gets done working at our respective day jobs, we regularly meet two days a week: Wednesday evenings and Sunday. Wednesday evenings are usually from... Read more
The Home Stretch...
The Home Stretch
We're less than 72 hours away from the Hermes Project ending. We made a HUGE leap towards our goal thanks to a few large backers. We've also... Read more
This past Thursday we had the opportunity to talk about the Hermes Spacecraft to a couple of professional societies:
- Phoenix Chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - ... Read more
Rocket Motor Paperweight and Motor Updates
Hi Everyone. First off, thank you so much for all of your support so far. We're pushing hard to obtain more backers. We've continued to see a steady trickle of... Read more
First off, the important stuff
Thank YOU guys for all of your pledges so far. We have rocketed past 10% and are moving steadily towards our goal. We've picked up... Read more
Hermes Spacecraft Costs
Wow! $1300 in less than two days. Thank you for such a great start for us! It's very exciting to see support come from our dedicated, existing support base... Read more