May 01, 2013
Space company Uwingu announces the launch of the world’s first ‘Adopt-a-Planet’ campaign. This open-ended campaign gives anyone in the public—worldwide—the opportunity to adopt planets around other stars at www.uwingu.com.
Apr 24, 2013
Space company Uwingu announced the winner of its public engagement contest to solicit and vote on a popular name for the only known planet orbiting the nearest star to the Sun, Alpha Centauri.
Apr 15, 2013
Space company Uwingu’s ‘People’s Choice’ contest to solicit the public’s choice name for the nearest known planet around another star has been extended a week and will now end Monday April 22 at midnight US Eastern Daylight Time.
Apr 11, 2013
Space company UwinguTM’s ‘People’s Choice’ contest to determine the public’s choice name for the nearest known planet around another star ends Monday at midnight Eastern time in the US. Helps fund space educators affected by budget cuts.
Mar 25, 2013
Uwingu announced that all Uwingu Fund proceeds from its contest to determine the People's Choice name for the planet around alpha Centauri will be dedicated to Education & Public Outreach professionals & projects affected by NASA sequestration...
Mar 19, 2013
First Planet Around Alpha Centauri: “Alpha Centauri Bb” What name does the public want? Uwingu Funding Space Research and Education via Contest Boulder, Colorado—Space company UwinguTM has launched a new public outreach project—a public contest...
Mar 05, 2013
Space start up UwinguTM has recruited a distinguished board of 15 advisers to assist in strategic and operational planning.This board consists of influential thinkers in astronomy and planetary science, marketing/branding/promotion, and business.
Feb 27, 2013
Start up Uwingu announced the launch of its fully commercial website at www.uwingu.com. The site allows the public to enter names for planets around other stars into a database that astronomers and others can use to name far away planets.
Dec 18, 2012
Uwingu, LLC announced today that its web site at www.uwingu.com now offers gift certificates for purchase at the holidays.
Nov 12, 2012
Astronomy Magazine and Uwingu announced today an agreement to jointly promote Uwingu’s extrasolar planet naming and voting product. Through this product, Uwingu is generating a new source of funds for space exploration, research, and education.