Journalist and Digital Editor
Jason Davis is a journalist and digital editor for The Planetary Society.
He writes about human spaceflight and related 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.
Latest Blog Posts
Posted 2016/12/05 12:07 CST | 1 comment
Jason Davis reviews a new photo book showcasing a stunning collection of images taken by NASA's Apollo astronauts from 1968 through 1972.
Posted 2016/12/01 09:49 CST | 0 comment
This morning's launch of an uncrewed Russian Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station went awry. Following a third-stage failure, the vehicle reentered Earth's atmosphere and broke apart over southern Siberia in Russia.
Posted 2016/11/30 07:01 CST | 6 comments
In a review of the new sci-fi film Arrival, Jason Davis says there's a lot to like about the movie's surprising message of happiness and hope for humanity.
Posted 2016/11/28 07:18 CST | 0 comment
The Planetary Society debuts a new, five-part video series on NASA's human spaceflight program. We went on a 10-day, 450-mile journey throughout the southern U.S. to see how the agency is preparing to send humans beyond low-Earth orbit for the first time since 1972.
Posted 2016/11/16 05:10 CST | 0 comment
During the run-up to her third mission, veteran NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has shifted the focus from herself to the team of trainers and technicians at Johnson Space Center.
Posted 2016/11/04 11:02 CDT | 3 comments
As the stressful election season draws to a close, a stunning new video tour of the International Space Station offers a reminder of what humans can do when we put aside our differences and work together.