Sun Jammer - First Navigable Solar Sail The Centennial Flight: Mid-May 2013

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Imagine the excitement as you witness the liftoff of a commercial rocket knowing that your gift recipient is a part of the mission. Just like a cosmic message in a bottle, your star's name and Star Certificate message will travel through space. You can track our Earth-orbiting missions on our website!

Name A Star Live makes the symbolic gesture of 'naming a star' real: No other star-naming company comes close!

Our NEWEST Mission: Sunjammer

Solar Sails: Yesterday and Today

Through a special, exclusive agreement – as a Name A Star Live customer – you will be part of this, one of the coolest and most innovative space missions in history. Your star name will be on board this monumental mission into deep space. Space Services Holdings, Inc. – Name A Star Live’s parent company – is part of a team of leading aerospace companies and government agencies that is developing and launching Sunjammer. Launch is projected to occur in Q4 2014.

With Sunjammer, Name A Star Live continues its tradition of including our customers on board the most compelling space missions. No other star naming service is part of a real aerospace company. No other star naming service takes you on journeys among the stars. Participation in this mission is included with every purchase of a Name A Star Live gift set: This name-a-star offer is available exclusively from us. Click here to read more about Sunjammer.

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Upcoming Launches*

Name A Star Earth Rise

Conestoga Flight

Launch Date: June 2014
Vehicle: SpaceLoft XL
Location: Spaceport America
Name A Star Sunjammer Flight

Sunjammer Flight

Launch Date: 2015
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
Name A Star Earth Orbit
Earth Orbit 07
Launch Date: Q4 2014
Vehicle: TBD
Location: TBD
Name A Star Luna 02 Flight
Luna 02
Launch Date: 2014-2015
Vehicle: TBD
Location: TBD

Previous Launches

Name A Star New Frontier Flight

Centennial Flight

Launch Date: June 21, 2013
Vehicle:SpaceLoft XL
Location: Spaceport America, NM
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Name A Star New Frontier Flight

New Frontier Flight

Launch Date: May 22, 2012
Vehicle: Falcon 9
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS
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Name A Star Goddard Flight

Goddard Flight

Launch Date: May 20, 2011
Vehicle: SpaceLoft XL
Location: Cape Canaveral AFS
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Name A Star Pioneer Flight

Pioneer Flight

Launch Date: May 4, 2010
Vehicle: SpaceLoft XL
Location: Spaceport America
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Name A Star Whetu Flight

Whetū Flight

Launch Date: November 30, 2009
Vehicle: Ātea
Location: New Zealand
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Name A Star Discovery Flight

Discovery Flight

Launch Date: May 2, 2009
Vehicle: SpaceLoft XL
Location: Spaceport America
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Name A Star Explorers Flight

Explorers Flight

Launch Date: August 2, 2008
Vehicle: Falcon 1
Location: Marshall Islands
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Name A Star Legacy Flight

Legacy Flight

Launch Date: April 28, 2007
Vehicle: SpaceLoft XL
Location: Spaceport America
Odyssey Flight

Odyssey Flight

Launch Date: September 21, 2001
Vehicle: Taurus
Location: Vandenberg AFB, California
Millennial Flight

Millennial Flight

Launch Date: December 20, 1999
Vehicle: Taurus
Location: Vandenberg AFB, California
Ad Astra Flight

Ad Astra Flight

Launch Date: February 10, 1998
Vehicle: Taurus
Location: Vandenberg AFB, California
Luna 01 Flight

Luna 01 Flight

Launch Date: January 6, 1998
Vehicle: Athena
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Founders Flight

Founders Flight

Launch Date: April 21, 1997
Vehicle: Pegasus
Location: Spain

Our parent company, Space Services, Inc., is an aerospace firm that has been launching payloads into space for over a decade -- once even to the Moon! Space Services, Inc. contracts with leading commercial launch providers and includes your star name and personal message aboard its spacecraft. Read more about Space Services, Inc.

* All "Launch Dates" for upcoming missions are subject to change due to a number of reasons inherent in spaceflight. Please check this webpage regularly for the latest launch news: We update this webpage as soon as news develops. Many of our launches are webcast live. If a live webcast is not available, we post launch video on our site after the launch takes place. Sometimes our customers can even attend a launch in person (at their expense).

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