Humanity’s
Backup Plan

The Arch Mission Foundation is a non-profit organization that maintains a billion-year backup of planet Earth.

 
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Our partners.
The best Earth has to offer.

 

Our Technology.
Billions of years in the making.

 
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Dreams for tomorrow.
Missions for today.

 
 
 
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The Solar Library (SpaceX, 2018)

Our first mission was launched by SpaceX on the Falcon Heavy Test launch and is now entering an orbit around the Sun for millions of years.  The first books in the Solar Library are Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy. 

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The Lunar Library: Genesis (SpaceIL 2019)

The Billion Year Archive, onboard the SpaceIL Moon Lander, is a 30 million page archive of humanity that contains the Wikipedia, tens of thousands of books, a key to 5000 languages, and more.

 
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The LEO Library: CONSTELLATION 1 (SpaceChain, 2019)

SpaceChain launched a cubesat containing a live blockchain node into low-Earth orbit. Onboard is a copy of the English Wikipedia in solid-state storage, provided by the Arch Mission Foundation.

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The Lunar Library: Peregrine (Astrobotic, TBA)

The Arch Mission Foundation is delivering the second installment in the Lunar Library,™ containing additional content, in an upcoming mission with Astrobotic to the lunar surface.

 

Reserve your space
in the Billion Year Archive.

 
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Our Initiatives

 
 
 
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The Billion year Archive™

An ultra long-term backup strategy to preserve the knowledge and biology of our planet across multiple Arch Libraries, replicated around the solar system.

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The arch Mission PrimeR

A detailed system that teaches future recipients how to access and understand the layers of analog and digital knowledge within Arch Library devices.