The latest from the Kansas City Space Pirates

January 22nd, 2010

I received this email today from Brian Turner, captain of the Kansas City Space Pirates

Well I am off to Photonics West. This is the trade show where just about all of my sponsors have a presence.  I have been invited to do a poster presentation on Tuesday evening. It should be a good opportunity to talk with other people in the profession.

Kind of interesting how this all went from “game” and “hobby” to “profession”.

Anyway. We need to raise about $40,000 to cover all of the expenses for the competition. And if we want to upgrade to premium solar cells we need another $80,000. I am not holding my breath for the $80,000.

The up side is that the competition has established itself as a draw for fans and viewers with over 25,000 surfing to the online video feed. Several dozen articles on numerous web sites and coverage on FOX news as well as other TV stations.

So now we need to connect the sponsors to the audience.

Brian Turner

Entry Filed under: News / Announcements, Space Elevator Competitions

Leave a Comment

hidden

Some HTML allowed:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Key Websites

Post Categories

Space Elevator Games / Teams for 2009

Reference Sites

Images and Animations

Blogroll

Discussion / Networking Groups

Companies & Individuals

Lobbying Organizations

Space Elevator Humor

Mutual Link society

Past Events

Calendar

April 2014
S M T W T F S
« Mar    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  

Posts by Month

www.flickr.com
Space Elevator Blogger's items Go to Space Elevator Blogger's photostream

Stat Counter

free counters

    follow me on Twitter

    Feedburner