Door Codes and Desktime (and an event tomorrow!)
Hello again everyone!
A few notes on what's been going on at SpaceLab:
1. We are move-in ready!
We've been working really hard to bring SpaceLab to a condition where... Read more
Announcing Mokena Mini Maker Faire
I’ve received clearance from MAKE for a Mokena Mini Maker Faire this September 13th! This will be in conjunction with the 11th annual Mokena Food and Wine Fest... Read more
A Quick Video of the New SpaceLab
We started moving in today! Here's a quick video of the space during move-in.
SpaceLab is a Success Because of You
Dear backers and new SpaceLab members,
Last week we all succeeded.
Not only did we successfully fund the SpaceLab Kickstarter, but we took a huge step toward turning the south... Read more
One Final Goal: Helping Students Reach Space
Hello again, everyone!
With the great support we've received for the Educational Memberships for this Kickstarter, we started thinking about all of the great things we could do with the... Read more
Mokena Messenger Article and 3D Printer!
People in the south suburbs are starting to get excited about SpaceLab! We were lucky enough to get featured in our local newspaper, The Mokena Messenger, this week.... Read more
One Day Left, and We're Gunning for a 3D Printer!
Thanks to your support, SpaceLab has (knock on wood) been successfully funded and will be moving to our new space in August. Thank you so much!
We have... Read more
We Made It! Let's Keep it Going Now.
Dear backers and supporters:
Thank you!!! We did it!
We made our Kickstarter goal with three days to go. But that's not the end! By continuing to share and support... Read more
New Space Pictures
Hi everybody! We're about a week away from this Kickstarter ending, and over 80% of the way there!! If you have friends, family, or anybody else you know who might... Read more
Introducing NEW 4-month Educational Membership
Coming on the heels of the excitement around being chosen as a Staff Pick on Kickstarter (thanks folks!), we'd like to announce that we're bolstering our Educational Membership offering... Read more
Announcing Mokena's First "Maker Day"
Here's an example of the kinds of events we hold at SpaceLab in Mokena, as well as another partnership we have with our village's Technology Committee. Also, if you're in... Read more
Announcing the SpaceLab + SCORE Partnership!
I'm very excited to announce another partnership that we're rolling out as a service to Mokena! Bill Innes, from SCORE Chicago, and I have been working on this for the... Read more
Announcing Library Partnerships!
One thing we've begun focusing on as we build our makerspace is partnerships. Partnerships with local public institutions, private businesses, politicians, and (of course) our members are vital to SpaceLab's... Read more
Announcing Educational Memberships (you can donate one, too!)
Already half-way to our goal!
We've been receiving such wonderful support from the community for SpaceLab. People are really excited about it! And yet, even as the support comes in,... Read more
A First Day Thank You Message
Over 1/3 of our goal raised in under a day! I'm humbled and grateful. So what's there to say about the support we've received today?
One good place to start is... Read more