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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

Funpost! We both began to giggle like school children

May 17, 2018

NASA astronaut Scott Tingle describes his first rocket launch.

Is NASA painting itself into a corner with its ISS transition plans?

May 16, 2018

By 2025, NASA wants to create a new humans-in-LEO market, and then become the non-primary customer for that new market.

LightSail 2 launch slips to Fall

May 11, 2018

The second flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is now scheduled for no earlier than October 30, 2018.

Funpost! Someone is stealing the Enterprise

May 10, 2018

An appreciation for a scene from Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.

A brief history of Resource Prospector, NASA's cancelled lunar mission

May 03, 2018

The mission survived NASA's Journey to Mars era, only to be axed once short-term goals shifted back to the Moon.

Funpost! Let's listen to some Russian space jams

May 03, 2018

Two ISS cosmonauts remind us that feelin' it is not a crime.

Funpost! I do solemnly swear

April 26, 2018

A far-from-comprehensive look at the oath of office.

Pew pew! Lasers will help determine where LightSail 2 is

April 25, 2018

The International Laser Ranging Service, or ILRS, will lend its services to the LightSail 2 mission.

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