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Bill Nye’s “Unstoppable” Book & New Greatest Generation

Erin Greeson • November 10, 2015 • 9

In his new book, “Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World,” Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye addresses a “New Greatest Generation” -- today’s young leaders who embrace science and optimism for a viable future.

Preparing for the Journey to the Moon, Mars and Beyond

Deepak Dhingra • October 21, 2015 • 1

Deepak Dhingra reports on a planetary analog field trip exploring a very young volcanic terrain in Idaho at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.

Mars 2020 and the Adaptive Caching Assembly: An Intern’s Perspective

Jake Rosenthal • October 12, 2015 • 10

Jet Propulsion Laboratory summer intern Jake Rosenthal shares his thoughts on the Mars 2020 sample caching technology currently in development.

Community service: Vetting my local library's children's space books

Emily Lakdawalla • August 12, 2015 • 8

Space fans, here is a valuable community service that you can perform in your neighborhood: Vet your school library's space book collections. My kids' elementary school librarian asked me to take a look at the nonfiction space book collection and cull any outdated or just wrong books. I culled quite a few, and am now recommending some replacements.

Using Cardboard to Tour Mars

Scott Maxwell • June 04, 2015 • 5

Former Mars rover driver Scott Maxwell uses Google Cardboard to take a tour of the Red Planet.

Desert Moon, Narrated by Former Astronaut Mark Kelly, Now Available Online

Jason Davis • March 23, 2015 • 1

Desert Moon, a 35-minute documentary that tells the story of Dr. Gerard Kuiper and the dawn of planetary science, is now available online.

A First Time for Everything: Blitzing Congress for Space

Jack Kiraly and Michael Briganti • March 06, 2015 • 1

There is a first time for everything. Riding a bike, stargazing, and yes, even lobbying Congress. Jack Kiraly describes his first Legislative Blitz with Michael Briganti and Casey Dreier on Capitol Hill last week.

Leonard Nimoy: A Science Fan’s Appreciation

Mat Kaplan • February 28, 2015 • 2

Mat Kaplan pays a heartfelt tribute to a science fiction icon.

Ten years after the Huygens landing: The story of its images

Emily Lakdawalla • January 15, 2015 • 5

The landing of Huygens on Titan was a significant moment for planetary science and a great accomplishment for Europe. But the Huygens landing also stimulated the development of the international community of amateur image processors that does such great work with space images today. I was in the midst of it all at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt.

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