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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! The transportation of humans to foreign planets

March 22, 2018

For this week's Funpost, Jason answers 11 questions about humans exploring Mars.

Book Review: The Space Barons

March 21, 2018

A new book focuses on the eccentric leaders of SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic.

LightSail 2 doubles the fun with double integrations

March 20, 2018

LightSail 2 is integrated in Prox-1! It's another important step toward launch day.

Throwback Thursday Funpost! That time I created work for the ISS crew

March 15, 2018

An important American flag is lost and found aboard the International Space Station.

If you come at the Space Launch System, you best not miss

March 09, 2018

Getting NASA out of the rocket business is more complicated than you think.

Throwback Thursday Funpost! A spacewalk in deep space

March 08, 2018

Only three humans have ever been on a spacewalk in the void between the Earth and Moon.

LightSail 2 launch update

March 02, 2018

The Planetary Society's solar sailing CubeSat is scheduled to head to space during a 60-day period starting on June 13.

NASA has a Moon landing plan—sort of

March 01, 2018

It's a gradual, stepped approach, envisioning human spaceflight, planetary science, and commercial partners all working together.

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