MISSION UPDATE: The unprecedented #SSOA launch and prolonged government shutdown present some mission challenges
Thank you for your patience, and please accept our apologies for the delayed update. The unprecedented #SSOA launch and prolonged government shutdown present some mission challenges, which we are working... Read more
We have liftoff!
Yesterday, December 3, 2018 at 10:34 am PST, Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector achieved liftoff aboard the SSO-A Small Sat Express. Later in the day, we received confirmation that our satellite... Read more
As of Sunday night, all is proceeding for a Monday morning, 10:32 am PST launch. We will receive an update by 6 am to confirm. Tune in to the live... Read more
Orbital Reflector Launch Update
As you may have noticed, we did not make much fanfare this past Wednesday because the SSO-A SmallSat Express launch was delayed, once again, this time due to weather. But,... Read more
Orbital Reflector to Launch this Wednesday
Ready or not, here we come!
We have been informed by Spaceflight Industries that the launch of the SSO-A SmallSat Express aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is anticipated to... Read more
Orbital Reflector Launch Delayed
Today’s lesson in radical acceptance: Space is unpredictable and uncontrollable. #SpaceIsHard.
This morning, we received notification that the SpaceX/Spaceflight Industries SSO-A Small Sat Express launch scheduled for Monday has been... Read more
T-8 Days and Counting
Orbital Reflector is anticipated to launch November 19 from Vandenberg Air Force Base
Download the App (Starwalk for iOS) (Starwalk for Android) and prepare to track the satellite once it... Read more
Trevor Paglen responds to critics of Orbital Reflector
Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a flurry of news activity related to Orbital Reflector. While much of the press has been positive, like this PBS Newshour... Read more
Happy Holidays and Rewards' Shipping Update
We hope that you are enjoying a blissful season with your loved ones. Wherever you are, and whatever winter holiday you may (or may not) honor, we celebrate YOU, our... Read more
We did it!
Thank you so much to everyone who supported our campaign. Thanks to the 557 of you who backed this endeavor, we exceeded our fundraising goal our fundraising goal of $70,000,... Read more
Thanks to you, we have achieved our goal!
Kickstarter community, we thank you. Your support and enthusiasm for Orbital Reflector enabled us to surpass our $70,000 goal yesterday!!! Let's celebrate with a fun time-lapse video showcasing the installation... Read more
Thanks for the mid-campaign boost!
Thank you so, so much to everyone who has stepped up over the past couple of days to give Orbital Reflector a big boost! Thanks to your support, we are... Read more
The patches are in, OR in the news, gratitude, and other tidbits
First, thank you to everyone who has backed Orbital Reflector so far. We are over a third of the way to our goal, and trending upward daily. If you have... Read more