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An Indiegogo campaign (May 3- July 23, 2013) has been initiated by the Space Journal to raise $110,000 in development and prize money to facilitate the re-launch of its SunSat Design Competition at the International Space Development Conference May 23-27 in San Diego.
The international Competition is intended to accelerate the design, manufacture, launch and operation of the next-generation satellites (SunSats) that will collect energy in space and deliver it to earth as a clean and abundant source of electrical power.
The Competition is sponsored by the National Space Society, the Society of Satellite Professionals International and the Online Journal of Space Communication. The Competition is managed by the Game Research in Immersive Design Laboratory (GRID Lab) at Ohio University.
With the mentoring of space scientists and engineers, Ohio University students working within the GRID Lab have already produced several creative visualizations of Space Solar Power now published in this Journal in Issue No.17.
The Space Journal announces the launch of its SunSat Design Competition 2013-2015. Registration is now open.
To facilitate the Competition, the Journal has commissioned several illustrative designs that are presumed to be scientifically sound, plausibly workable and commercially viable. These are in the process of being published under Issue No.17: Visualizations of Space Solar Power.
Support the Indiegogo Campaign “Prizes for the SunSat Design Competition” May 3-July 23. Don Flournoy, Editor
The currently active Issue is No.18: SunSat Design Competition. Registration is open.
The Space Journal is currently looking for a distinguished Guest Editor (or Guest Team) to take charge of special issues of the Journal on the topics: Space Debris and Microsats. Other topics may be proposed.