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Jason Davis

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Jason Davis

Journalist and Digital Editor

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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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Latest Blog Posts

Let's talk about NASA's latest commercial crew delay

January 17, 2018

SpaceX and Boeing might not be certified to carry astronauts to the International Space Station until 2019 or 2020.

No plumes? No problem. How Europa Clipper will analyze an icy moon's ocean

January 11, 2018

Europa doesn't have grandiose plumes like Enceladus. So how will the Clipper mission figure out what's in Europa's ocean?

Visualize today's solstice with images from Earth-observing satellites

December 21, 2017

What do the shortest days of the year look like from space?

Downselect: NASA narrows future mission destination to comet 67P or Titan

December 20, 2017

The winner will be picked in 2019.

The case for Venus

December 08, 2017

NASA is about to pick finalists for its next New Frontiers mission. Will Venus make the cut?

Clipper Slipper

November 28, 2017

Will NASA's Space Launch System be ready to launch a Europa mission in 2022?

This newly discovered Earth-sized planet could harbor life

November 15, 2017

And it's only 11 light-years away.

Reminder: The Giant Magellan Telescope is going to be awesome

November 10, 2017

The GMT will characterize Earth-size exoplanets' atmospheres, looking for compounds that indicate the presence of life.

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