Xtronaut Enterprises

Xtronaut Enterprises

Xtronaut Enterprises is a company that has developed a board game that is about solar system science space missions and space explorations.

Xtronaut Enterprises is a company that has developed a board game that is about solar system science space missions and space explorations. The company was founded by Professor Dante Lauretta and Michael Lyon. The company was founded in Tucson, Arizona, United States.

Xtronaut Enterprises' board game was launched on Kickstarter and was name Xtronaut 2.0: The Game of Solar System Exploration. The game is played by players building and launching rockets with the goal of completing space mission through the solar system, and utilizes scientifically accurate rocket science. The company has also released a second board game known as Constellations, and involves more missions, spacecraft, action cards, and is bigger than their original game. Xtronaut Enterprises has sold over 12,000 copies.

The company is supported by The Planetary Society, and has support from the Boys and Girls Clubs across the US. The games that the company produces are designed to connect players to real space and rocket science, and is meant to be played by families, schools, home-schoolers, and other informal learning environments.

Xtronaut is a multiple award winning game and has received awards such as Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award 2016 - Board Game Category, City Kids Magazine - Top 5 STEM Toy, Top Solar System for Kids Science Toy, and Amazon Launchpad - Program Awardee.

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Ashley Kenawell

Graphic Designer

Benjamin Shulman

Grapic Desiner

Dante Lauretta

Co-Founder, Chief Science Advisor

Guilhem Bedos

Graphic Designer

Ian Zang

Game Designer

Michael Lyon

Co-Founder, CEO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

NASA Space Mission Leader Launches Space Science Board Game

Web

NASA Space Mission Leader Launches Space Science Board Game

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Xtronaut Enterprises

Michael Lyon

Tuscon, Arizona, United States

Space Mission Boardgame

References

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