Guiding the Next Asteroid Mission: A New Success for Unistellar’s Citizen Astronomy

UPDATE October 16 Dr. Franck Marchis, Unistellar’s Chief Scientific Officer, recently detailed in his blog the first findings derived from this unique citizen science mission: “From the Oman data, we derived a projected size of 54.8 km for the asteroid, which agrees with the size of Orus reported elsewhere. More importantly, we now have an…

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New Consumer Telescope Will Help Astronomers Probe Exoplanets

Marseille and San Francisco, June 27. Unistellar is proud to announce that the eVscope, its revolutionary and powerful new consumer telescope, has demonstrated the ability to detect transiting exoplanets. This will allow citizen astronomers who soon receive the first eVscopes to begin contributing—easily but decisively—to one of the most exciting scientific endeavors in astronomy today:…

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Unistellar raises €2.1 million for its revolutionary digital telescope

San Francisco and Marseille, March 28. Unistellar, the company behind the revolutionary, consumer eVscope, announced today that it has successfully raised €2.1 million in seed financing. Brighteye Ventures, Europe’s leading EdTech-focused venture capital fund, participated in this investment round along several angel investors, each of whom brings important, high-profile experience to the company. Created in…

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SETI Institute signs MOU with Unistellar to develop and enhance a citizen science network

March 7, 2019, Mountain View, CA — The SETI Institute, a non-profit scientific institution located in Mountain View, CA and the French company Unistellar, located in Marseille, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will establish and enhance joint research, outreach and education activities aimed at developing the citizen science network on Unistellar telescopes.…

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Unistellar Brings the Wonders of Outer Space to SXSW with the First Worldwide Citizen-Astronomy Network

San Francisco and Marseille, Feb. 27. Unistellar and its revolutionary consumer telescope are bringing the wonders of outer space to SXSW, the world’s largest gathering of creative professionals. As the only space-related project selected for the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, Unistellar is committed to show how everyone can contribute to a better understanding of our…

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Unistellar at CES 2019: World’s Most Powerful Consumer Telescope, Now on Industrial Launch Pad, Will Boost Citizen Astronomy

Marseille and San Francisco, Jan. 4. Just one month after completing an historic crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $3 million in pre-orders for its revolutionary digital telescope, Unistellar has moved its eVscope, to the industrial launch pad. The citizen-astronomy-focused start-up will celebrate this key event in its history by demonstrating the telescope at two…

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What’s New with Unistellar?

Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope. Here is a press release published by the SETI Institute about this partnership. Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope whose chief scientific officer…

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