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Jason Davis

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Jason Davis

Digital Editor

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Jason Davis is a 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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Latest Blog Posts

News brief: OSIRIS-REx finds water on Bennu

December 10, 2018

OSIRIS-REx team members held a press briefing today at the 2018 American Geophysical Union meeting, and announced that the mission has already found water on asteroid Bennu.

"We have arrived!" OSIRIS-REx is officially at asteroid Bennu

December 03, 2018

After a 2-billion-kilometer journey that began in September 2016, NASA's OSIRS-REx spacecraft has arrived at Bennu.

Station crew launches safely for first time since Soyuz accident

December 03, 2018

NASA's Anne McClain, Canada's David Saint-Jacques, and Russia's Oleg Kononenko are on their way to the ISS.

NASA's Orion spacecraft makes progress, but are the agency's lunar plans on track?

November 19, 2018

Orion's service module arrived in Florida, but some space industry experts question whether NASA's human spaceflight plans are realistic.

Hayabusa2 prepares for holiday break as Sun passes between Earth and asteroid Ryugu

November 15, 2018

The spacecraft will spend the end of 2018 a safe distance from Ryugu, as the Sun's position makes communications with Earth spotty.

Here's (almost) everything you need to know about Israel's Moon lander

November 08, 2018

SpaceIL, a privately funded Israeli non-profit, will attempt to land a small spacecraft on the Moon in early 2019.

Farewell, Kepler

October 30, 2018

NASA's Kepler space telescope helped us find our place in the cosmos.

LightSail 2 launch pushed to early 2019

October 29, 2018

An Air Force official says an ‘initial launch capability’ is being reassessed.

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