A project that is currently being financed wants you to discover our cosmic neighborhood in a different way.
A Spanish publishing company has surprised locals and strangers with a collection of small books that will delight the smallest of the house and also those people who adore the space exploration. The collection is being financed through a recent Kickstarter campaign and with it you will have the chance to discover the Solar System both analogically and digitally.
The cosmos in the palm of your hand thanks to ‘The Solar System Flipbook Collection’
Under this curious title we have the possibility of approaching the cosmos through a series of curious books, known as flipbooks. Perhaps you have never heard of this name, but we are convinced that you have sometimes made small drawings on adjacent pages of your school books, then run your finger over them and the lines seem to come to life. This is what they have done from the Flipboku company, offering their future buyers the possibility of explore the universe in a very special way.
The collection is a limited edition to launch on Kickstarter and consists of 10 flipbooks, which they call “cinemagic”, representing the eight planets of the Solar System, the Sun itself and Pluto, which was once also a member of the illustrious club. In addition, this limited edition also includes a set of activity cards and a fragment unique of Chelyabinsk meteorite‘, which arrived on our planet in 2013 and represents that ancient part, with more than 4,500 million years, of our cosmic neighborhood.
And as if this were not enough, the technology is also present in the collection. Thanks to the corresponding app, and with the help of the augmented reality**, users will be able to observe interactive 3D models of the Sun and the planets through their boxes. He starter pack has a cost of 35 euros and includes a flipbook and 15 activity cards. if you want the pack with the complete collection of flibooksits cost is 153 eurosShipping costs not included.
Also, if you want to do also with the pack that includes the meteoriteyou will have to pay 198 euros, in an offer only available to those who are faster. Without a doubt, if you or your children enjoy space exploration and astronomy, this can be an amazing gift.
Founder Dwight D Eisenhower Foundation date 07-29-1958 Alternative name National Aeronautics and Space Administration Number of employees 18000