Richard Chute

As Chief Development Officer for the Planetary Society, Richard Chute is part of the team that ran the Lightsail Kickstarter campaign, inspiring thousands of backers to pledge over $1.2 million to help launch a solar sail into space. 

My Sessions

Kickstarter Space Exploration Creator Panel

Maker Stage

Kickstarter offers science enthusiasts, explorers, and innovators a unique opportunity to connect with an audience and gather the resources needed to bring ideas to life. We’ll hear from a panel of creators who leveraged the Kickstarter community to launch Space exploration projects. The creators behind Lightsail, ISS-Above, and PongSat will share how they approached crafting […]