We are not the only hackerspace in the Chicago area that is working on a kickstarter campaign. After you’ve signed up for the Hackerspaces in Space Challenge and pledged to the kicketarter, you should check this out:
Some of the guys over at nearby Pumping Station: One have a kickstarter that is a about halfway done. They call their project the “Power Wheels Racing Series”. What they do is encourage makers to trick out Power Wheelst toys into souped up racing machines. Then, the makers all get together and race them for pride and glory. Support our neighbors to the east!