Jason Davis is a journalist and digital editor for The Planetary Society.
He writes about human spaceflight and other space topics, and also serves as an embedded reporter for the Society's LightSail program.
Davis holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Arizona, where he specialized in science writing and digital publications. He was a NASA Space Grant graduate fellow, and produced a 35-minute documentary film called Desert Moon, narrated by former astronaut Mark Kelly.
He is the author of the Horizon Goal series, which is co-published by The Planetary Society and Huffington Post. Horizon Goal traces the recent history of NASA's human exploration program.
Davis began writing for The Planetary Society in 2011. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
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