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Jason Davis

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Jason Davis

Journalist and Digital Editor

jason.davis@planetary.org
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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

And then there was one

September 11, 2017

The end of the Cassini mission is a harbinger for a looming gap in outer planets exploration missions.

Your guide to Jim Bridenstine, the new nominee for NASA administrator

September 01, 2017

The White House announced it will nominate Jim Bridenstine to become NASA's next administrator.

NASA considers kicking Mars sample return into high gear

August 28, 2017

Thus far, no plan has solidified on how to get soil and rock samples from the upcoming Mars 2020 rover back to Earth. That is starting to change.

A good time for solar sailing: LightSail 2 finds itself among friends

August 23, 2017

Is the quest for flight by light approaching a tipping point? Representatives from the NEA Scout, CubeSail and StarChip missions discuss how their spacecraft are advancing the art of solar sailing.

Function over form: NASA's Space Launch System gets a new paint job

August 11, 2017

Last week, NASA revealed an updated design for the Space Launch System, featuring black-and-white checkerboards streaking down each of the vehicle's solid rocket boosters.

LightSail 2 updates: Prox-1 mission changes, new launch date

July 21, 2017

LightSail 2 and Prox-1 are expected to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy no earlier than April 30, 2018.

Congress gives NASA's planetary science division some love (and a Mars orbiter)

July 19, 2017

The House of Representatives proposed $2.1 billion for NASA's planetary science budget, which would be an all-time high. Part of the increase would be used to start work on a new reconnaissance and communications orbiter.

Meet Scott Pace, the National Space Council's new executive secretary

July 14, 2017

Pace will help develop policies that affect the future of NASA. Here's a guide to this influential new member of the Trump administration.

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