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Bill Nye Connects with Space People at IAC

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/09/30 12:23 CDT

The 61st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is being held in Prague in the Czech Republic, and Bill Nye is attending on behalf of the Planetary Society.

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Seeing Curiosity

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/09/20 04:32 CDT

I've been itching to get back to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to get a good look at Curiosity, the next Mars rover.

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Bill Nye Given the World(s)

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/09/07 07:01 CDT

Lou Friedman handed off the keys to the Planetary Society -- and a few worlds as well -- to new Executive Director Bill Nye.

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Special report by Bill Nye from the VEXAG Meeting

Posted by Bill Nye on 2010/09/02 04:01 CDT

Is Venus the forgotten planet, or just one that's hard to figure out?

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Help explorers from Earth travel to new places in our Solar System

Posted by Bill Nye on 2010/09/01 09:41 CDT

Nobel Prize laureates and former NASA officials have come together to express concern over the House of Representatives Science Committee's proposed budget for NASA.

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Bill Nye Cuts the Ribbon at New Headquarters

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/08/06 04:33 CDT

We brought in the big scissors to inaugurate our new Planetary Society headquarters. Incoming Executive Director, Bill Nye, cut the red ribbon at the Open House held August 5, 2010.

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Open House at our new headquarters with the rising Executive Director, Bill Nye

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/08/04 11:18 CDT

Tomorrow the Planetary Society is hosting an open house at our new headquarters, and that fact was front page news at our local newspaper, the Pasadena Star-News, this morning!

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From the Solar Sail Symposium in New York

Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/07/21 10:01 CDT

This week, Bill Nye and I are attending the International Solar Sail Symposium at the New York College of Technology.

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Bill Takes a Job

Posted by Bill Nye on 2010/06/25 11:56 CDT

Bill gives an introduction about his feelings on his new position here at The Planetary Society.

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Bill Nye Signs on as Planetary Society's New Executive Director

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/07 05:32 CDT

Bill Nye the Science Guy® will take the helm as the new Executive Director of the Planetary Society.

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Bill Nye on Planetary Radio, and Space Carnival #150

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/04/19 02:38 CDT

This week on Planetary Radio, Mat Kaplan talks with Bill Nye, who was one of the 200 invited to hear President Obama's speech on space at Kennedy Space Center last week.

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Back from the President's Space Conference

Posted by Louis D. Friedman on 2010/04/16 08:11 CDT

Yesterday, I -- together with Planetary Society Board members Jim Bell, Bill Nye, Neil Tyson, Scott Hubbard, and Elon Musk -- attended President Obama's Space Conference in Florida.

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Some Pictures from President Obama's Florida Space Conference

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/04/15 05:41 CDT

Bill Nye, Jim Bell, Scott Hubbard, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Elon Musk, and Lou Friedman -- all members of The Planetary Society's Board of Directors -- attended President Obama's Space Conference at the Kennedy Space Center today.

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Planetary Society leaders to attend tomorrow's Florida Space Conference

Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/04/14 02:36 CDT

Members of The Planetary Society's Board of Directors have been invited to hear President Obama present his new approach to human spaceflight tomorrow at the Kennedy Space Center.

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Planetary Radio LIVE!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/04/07 02:25 CDT

Program note: If you will be in southern California on April 30, 2010, please join us at the public radio station KPCC's newly completed Mohn Broadcast Center at 7 pm for Planetary Radio's first-ever show recorded before a live studio audience!

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A Chat on NASA, NEOs, and the Cost of Coffee on the Moon

Posted by Susan Lendroth on 2010/02/22 06:22 CST

We wanted to share a few highlights from Lou Friedman's and Bill Nye's UStream chat on The New NASA Plan.

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Recording of today's UStream chat with Bill Nye and Lou Friedman available

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/02/18 03:27 CST

As I mentioned on Tuesday, we organized a UStream chat today where Bill Nye and Lou Friedman discussed the proposed NASA budget.

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Some events for the 5th anniversary of Spirit and Opportunity's landing on Mars

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/01/14 05:49 CST

Tonight at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, Jim Bell and Bill Nye will be celebrating the 5th anniversary of the landing of the rovers; Jim will be showing lots of pretty 3D pictures.

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