Earthlings: ARKYD Space Telescope Needs Your T-Shirt Design!

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $2000
  • Entries Received: 2047
  • Winner: MajoX21

Contest Brief

This is your chance to design something that is truly out of this world! Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, is now making space exploration accessible to everyone!

Introducing the "ARKYD" – an advanced, orbiting space telescope that will be publicly accessible by YOU, the crowd! Conduct citizen science or simply get your photo taken in space above the Earth.

Check out the crowd-funded project for design ideas and to show your support by pledging here:

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As part of this game-changing project, we are crowdsourcing a T-Shirt Design, with a huge $2000 prize! In addition, the winning designer will receive "Education Ambassador" status in the ARKYD Kickstarter campaign ($5000 level)! Be part of this unprecedented project in exploring the space of design and the space beyond Earth - get your entries in now!

Thanks to [url removed, login to view] and Planetary Resources YOUR design and YOUR community can be part of history.

DESIGN BRIEF:

The T-Shirt design can be funny, inspirational, or both. Themes that touch on citizen science, interactive education, accessible space exploration, “space selfies”, or asteroid mining are encouraged. It should be visually striking and impressive, as well as easy and affordable to print onto a T-Shirt (Samples below)

PRIZES:

Design the winning T-Shirt and take home $2000 cash, have your hometown's name written on the telescope and have a personalised photo taken from space with the Earth as the backdrop!

PLANETARY RESOURCES:

Planetary Resources will provide to [url removed, login to view] for their selection of one (1) Grand Prize award consisting of “Education Ambassador” status, providing rewards commensurate with Planetary Resources’ Kickstarter campaign level of the same designation to the institution of the winner’s choice. Prize includes access to the ARKYD as well as teaching and research tools will comprise the following prize terms: (1) 25 Main Optic Observations to be directed by the winners, (2) 30 Digital Space Selfies, (3) an educational poster describing the technology that makes the ARKYD work, (4) a full size desktop model of the ARKYD as a teaching tool with the pledger name (if desired) etched into it, (5) access to a curriculum and tutorial developed by the team at Planetary Resources, in collaboration with educators, and (6) a one-year membership to The Planetary Society. Estimated delivery in August 2015.

Approximate Retail Value of “Education Ambassador” prize: $5,000.00.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Getting Started

The competition begins 12:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on the 11th of June 2013 and entries close at 12:30 PM PDT on the 24th of June 2013. Judging and voting will continue until 7:00 PM PDT on the 30th of June 2013, at which point the prizes will be announced. To participate, all you need to do is create an account on [url removed, login to view] (free to register) and submit your design.

Promotion

• All contest entries must place [url removed, login to view] and Planetary Resources in a positive light. Entries featuring illegal acts, or acts that bring [url removed, login to view] or Planetary Resources into disrepute will be rejected. Offensive graphics or words will also be rejected.

• If the [url removed, login to view] logo is used in the design it must be the version available in the media kit which can be found on at freelancer.com. Planetary Resources media can be used as available from [url removed, login to view]

• Group entries are permitted (if you want to form a team).

• We will make each and every contest entry publicly viewable on this website as entries are submitted.

• All entries submitted for the contest will remain the property of [url removed, login to view] and will not be returned to the participants. [url removed, login to view] will make the winning design available to Planetary Resources to use as they see fit, without limitation.

• The design must be provided in both vectorised and standard formats. EPS and JPEG are optimal.

• Finalists may be asked to provide the original files used during production of the entry.

• We reserve the right to modify the rules at any time.

Participation

This contest is open to anyone except where legally prohibited. We want entries from all over the world! Contestants must be registered members of [url removed, login to view], which is free. Non-members can sign up to participate!

Conditions of Entry

Any entry that is clearly and objectively insulting, sexist, offensive, racist, crude, intolerant and all sorts of other words similar to “inappropriate” will be automatically disqualified! Enter as many times as you like. By entering the contest, you agree that all entries submitted for the contest will remain the property of [url removed, login to view] and will not be returned to the participants. All entries must place [url removed, login to view] and Planetary Resources in a positive light. Nothing illegal or designs that bring [url removed, login to view] or Planetary Resources into disrepute will be accepted. No offensive graphics or words will be accepted. Entries which do not meet the required Submission Format will be automatically disqualified from the contest. [url removed, login to view] or Planetary Resources are not liable in any manner, for entries lost, delayed or damaged. Prize funds will be paid out to winners through Freelancer.com. Thus, participants must have a valid [url removed, login to view] account to participate in the Contest. “Education Ambassador” prize will be fulfilled by Planetary Resources through the medium of their choosing.

Selection of Winner

POTENTIAL WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY [url removed, login to view], WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. [url removed, login to view] IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH PLANETARY RESOURCES AND THIS CONTEST DOES NOT REPRESENT AN ENDORSEMENT EITHER PARTY OF THE OTHER.

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Public Clarification Board

  • WidyaWindriana
    WidyaWindriana
    • 2 years ago

    Congrats yahh

    • 2 years ago
  • ahmeadkamal
    ahmeadkamal
    • 4 years ago

    Weldone majo

    • 4 years ago
  • fecodi
    fecodi
    • 4 years ago

    It's nice to see that good design actually wins some times :)

    • 4 years ago
    1. jaksyousaf
      jaksyousaf
      • 4 years ago

      ya good when ur pockets empty

      • 4 years ago
  • gerd13
    gerd13
    • 4 years ago

    Congratulation Majox21

    • 4 years ago
    1. niloysarker
      niloysarker
      • 4 years ago

      Welcome

      • 4 years ago
  • smileforever
    smileforever
    • 4 years ago

    Congrates Majox21

    • 4 years ago
  • bqcreative
    bqcreative
    • 4 years ago

    MajoX21 "CONGRATULATION"

    • 4 years ago
  • Amorlife
    Amorlife
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats MajoX21...Beautiful design indeed!

    • 4 years ago
  • muhammadijaz8
    muhammadijaz8
    • 4 years ago

    nice work.....#1455

    • 4 years ago
  • passionstyle
    passionstyle
    • 4 years ago

    congrats MajoX21........really nice work done..

    • 4 years ago
  • jain034567
    jain034567
    • 4 years ago

    MajoX21, enjoy a party congratulation dear. :D

    • 4 years ago
  • sergeiTabalov
    sergeiTabalov
    • 4 years ago

    MajoX21, congratulations!

    • 4 years ago
  • Saphiregirl
    Saphiregirl
    • 4 years ago

    Yes i know it :) Congrats MajoX21 your design was one of my favourites ;)
    Well deserved good job

    • 4 years ago
  • airlvov
    airlvov
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats MajoX21 ! :)

    • 4 years ago
  • ashokdy
    ashokdy
    • 4 years ago

    congrats MajoX21

    • 4 years ago
  • ajeeshin
    ajeeshin
    • 4 years ago

    congratulations MajoX21,

    • 4 years ago
  • SheryVejdani
    SheryVejdani
    • 4 years ago

    wow... Congrats Majox21...

    • 4 years ago
  • m1983s
    m1983s
    • 4 years ago

    congrats Majox21, nice job.

    • 4 years ago
  • allanabao
    allanabao
    • 4 years ago

    MajoX21 jojo Congrats!

    • 4 years ago
  • Tanumon
    Tanumon
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats! MajoX21. Very nice design.

    • 4 years ago
  • hammadraja
    hammadraja
    • 4 years ago

    really good design outstanding work cheers to majo

    • 4 years ago
  • laila721214
    laila721214
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats MajoX21..

    • 4 years ago
  • sirrom
    sirrom
    • 4 years ago

    congratulations MajoX21, very nice design ............... your shout :) - sirrom

    • 4 years ago
  • mtuan0111
    mtuan0111
    • 4 years ago

    It's very impressive design. Cheers

    • 4 years ago
  • Zaywood
    Zaywood
    • 4 years ago

    congrats MojoX totally deserve it.

    • 4 years ago
    1. crayonscrayola
      crayonscrayola
      • 4 years ago

      Agree!

      • 4 years ago
    2. lanangali
      lanangali
      • 4 years ago

      prok,prok,prok....yes,yes,yes...congrats majox21..

      • 4 years ago
  • rhayramos11
    rhayramos11
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats Majo

    • 4 years ago
  • robnielmanal
    robnielmanal
    • 4 years ago

    Congrats dude MajoX21. I like the originality of the design.Well deserved :)

    • 4 years ago
  • XYZaxis
    XYZaxis
    • 4 years ago

    from level 8 they drop my level to level 6? why did i do wrong? strange.

    • 4 years ago
  • XYZaxis
    XYZaxis
    • 4 years ago

    5 star rating and a LIKES does matter.... at all.

    • 4 years ago
  • XYZaxis
    XYZaxis
    • 4 years ago

    haha, fail contest for me! a hand sketch crayon on a paper and the logo i submitted were on the same rating of 1 star, funny judgement. anyways congratulation winner

    • 4 years ago
  • NikkiParker
    NikkiParker
    • 4 years ago

    http://www.planetaryresources.com/ watch the live stream of the ARKYD Planetary Resources Kickstarter Grand Finale!

    • 4 years ago
  • Planetary
    Contest Holder
    • 4 years ago

    Congratulations to Marian Smolka [MajoX21] from Slovakia for winning the ARKYD T-Shirt Competition! You win $2,000 cash and an amazing $5,000 space education package!

    • 4 years ago
  • XYZaxis
    XYZaxis
    • 4 years ago

    and the winner is???????? say are?

    • 4 years ago
  • robnielmanal
    robnielmanal
    • 4 years ago

    So who won?

    • 4 years ago
  • helalstar
    helalstar
    • 4 years ago

    Entry #1977 by helalstar Just 2 star! Thanks.

    • 4 years ago
  • GMCreativeArt
    GMCreativeArt
    • 4 years ago

    What about this designs? #2557,#2558.Thank you and the best of luck! ;)

    • 4 years ago
  • GMCreativeArt
    GMCreativeArt
    • 4 years ago

    Take a look and tell me what you think. #2542,#2543,#2547,#2550,#2553,#2539,#2536, #2560, #2566,#2535

    • 4 years ago
  • millinpanwar
    millinpanwar
    • 4 years ago

    I m the one who submitted the design at the beginning and excited to see how many stars will i get?

    • 4 years ago
  • kajiliz
    kajiliz
    • 4 years ago

    #1103

    • 4 years ago
  • millinpanwar
    millinpanwar
    • 4 years ago

    There are still many entries which have not been checked yet? are freelancer or Planetary resources going to check them.

    • 4 years ago
  • GMCreativeArt
    GMCreativeArt
    • 4 years ago

    Or these? #2543, #2542.

    • 4 years ago
  • GMCreativeArt
    GMCreativeArt
    • 4 years ago

    Do you like them? #2558,#2557,#2535, #2566, #2560,#2536,#2539,#2553,#2550,#2547.

    • 4 years ago
  • lynatenorio
    lynatenorio
    • 4 years ago

    Check out my entry #1160

    • 4 years ago
  • SPIRALdesign
    SPIRALdesign
    • 4 years ago

    pls check #360 THX ^^)

    • 4 years ago
  • yuvi1991
    yuvi1991
    • 4 years ago

    please give reviews for #700

    • 4 years ago
  • elgat76
    elgat76
    • 4 years ago

    I would wear the T-Shirt with the graphics from MajoX21, where can I buy it? :) good stuff

    • 4 years ago
    1. Zaywood
      Zaywood
      • 4 years ago

      totally agree with you.

      • 4 years ago

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