Watching a couple of guys play a board game on streaming video may not sound exciting – unless those two guys also play the real-life asteroid-hunting game. That’s precisely the situation facing Chris Lewicki, president and CEO of Planetary Resources, based in Redmond, Wash.; and Dante Lauretta, a University of Arizona professor who’s the principal investigator for […]
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We first alerted you to today’s sponsor, Xtronaut: The Game of Solar System Exploration, when it was being Kickstarted last year. The game was borne from budget cuts to NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission and Dante Lauretta, the Principal Investigator, got creative by designing a game to try to help the public understand the challenges that projects […]
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Disclaimer: Asteroid Day does not receive any money from this promotion. Xtronaut: The Game of Solar System Exploration was designed by Dante Lauretta, Asteroid Day 100x signer and Professor at the University of Arizona. He based the game design on his experience leading the development of the NASA OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission, launching in […]
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Every year the Twenty Sided Staff attends Toy Fair, a gaming trade show. There are several floors with isles of booths featuring games from all of our favorite designers and manufacturers. I’d like to share with you my top 5 favorite new games that will be available at Twenty Sided Store this spring. Xtronaut When […]
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NEW YORK — A new game, created by a NASA mission scientist, lets players take on the real-world challenges and opportunities of developing a space program: battling budget cuts, competing projects and even a government shutdown to launch research vessels into the solar system. Dante Lauretta is principal investigator on the first U.S. mission to […]
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