What You'll Do
Well, it’s official: The future is here. It’s in the form of the LightSail 2 launch, and who’s got a front row seat? You. You’ve also got an A-list guest by your side in the form of Bill Nye. You’ll head to Cape Canaveral to see LightSail 2—a small CubeSat created and crowdfunded by the global community of The Planetary Society supporters—launch into space, deploy shiny solar sails and soar into space on beams of pure energy (aka, the light from the sun). And to get up there, it’ll hitch a ride on the world’s most powerful rocket, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Pretty cool. Watch this monumental launch with Bill, then grab a bite with him to geek out over the overwhelming awesomeness of it all. After that, you’ll attend an exclusive VIP dinner for The Planetary Society, an incredible organization that introduces people to the wonders of the cosmos and empowers us all to advance space science and exploration. Flights and hotel included.
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Who You'll Help
The mission of The Planetary Society is to empower the world's citizens to advance space science and exploration. To achieve this mission, The Society pursues four core enterprises: robotic space exploration, human space exploration, planetary defense (from asteroids and comets!), and the search for life.
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You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
Cape Canaveral, FL
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
The Planetary Society ("Charity")
The Planetary Society ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and guest will be flown to Cape Canaveral, FL to watch the official launch of Falcon Heavy® and have lunch with Bill Nye. Winner and guest will also attend a Planetary Society dinner that night to celebrate the launch.
"Space X" and "Falcon Heavy" are registered trademarks of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. "LightSail" is a registered trademark of The Planetary Society.
This sweepstakes is not sponsored or endorsed by Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
Sweepstakes Start Date:
August 29th, 2018
Deadline to Enter:
September 27th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST
On or around October 11th, 2018
Average Retail Value:
You must be at least 13 years old to win. Winners under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian as their Guest. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless Winner is the legal guardian of Guest and Guest is at least 5 years of age or older at the time of travel. In addition to Winner requirements (detailed below), Guest must complete and return a publicity and liability release prior to departure. If Winner is the legal guardian of Guest, Winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward.
If Winner and/or Guest reside outside the country where experience will take place, Winner and/or Guest must have current, valid passports, and be able to travel to the experience location(s). If they are unable to travel to the experience location(s), they will forfeit the prize. Winners must not be residents of Belgium, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Malta, North Korea, Singapore, Sudan, Syria, or Thailand. In certain countries, local rules and laws may restrict or prohibit the award of certain prizes or impose additional restrictions on participation. Entry is subject to all local laws. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Charity, or Prize Provider, and members of their immediate families and households, are not eligible to win.
Individuals may not receive more than one major/grand prize and one minor prize within the same 18 month period.
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