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Jason Davis

Jason Davis is a Planetary Society Contributing Editor and journalism grad student at the University of Arizona. Links to more of his work can be found on his website.

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Latest Blog Posts

Bringing Orion Home: How the U.S. Navy will pluck our future astronauts from the sea

Posted 2014/02/14 12:16 CST | 19 comments

When our future astronauts splash down into the Pacific Ocean aboard an Orion capsule, Mike Generale, NASA, and the U.S. Navy will be waiting for them.

The Mars Exploration Family Portrait is expanding, and I need your help

Posted 2014/02/06 06:03 CST | 14 comments

The Mars Exploration Family Portrait is expanding to cover the entire solar system! But before we proceed, I'm asking for feedback.

How to get a satellite to geostationary orbit

Posted 2014/01/17 09:24 CST | 8 comments

Mike Loucks helps provide a beginner's walk-through of the orbital mechanics behind geosynchronous and geostationary satellites.

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Latest Processed Space Images

Falcon 9 loses an engine

Falcon 9 loses an engine

Posted 2012/10/08 | 0 comments

In this animation from SpaceX's CRS-1 flight, the top-right engine (number one) is engulfed in an orange flash, just before several pieces of debris fall from the Falcon 9.

Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap

Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap

Posted 2012/08/16 | 0 comments

Saturn's moon Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap in this series of images taken by the Cassini spacecraft. The moon's gravity tugs on the surrounding ring material, creating ripples.

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