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Getting ready for the USA Science & Engineering Festival

Susan Lendroth • October 22, 2010

The Planetary Society booth is ready to go for the USA Science & Engineering Festival being held this weekend on the National Mall in Washington DC.

Join Our Galactic Quest for Exoplanets

Susan Lendroth • September 30, 2010

With the astronomical community is buzzing with news of an exoplanet found in a star's habitable zone, The Planetary Society will co-sponsor a special event that will be streamed live on Monday, October 4.

It's International Observe the Moon Night

Emily Lakdawalla • September 18, 2010

Hey everybody, go out and look up at the Moon! It's International Observe the Moon night.

Mars As Art

Emily Lakdawalla • September 15, 2010

Attention Mars data trawlers! NASA Headquarters is looking for community input on an exhibition and book of "Mars As Art."

Mars Exploration Challenge Launches Today

Charlene Anderson • September 13, 2010

The explorers who will someday walk on Mars are in school today. Exactly who they are, we don't yet know. But we do know that they are among the students who are captivated by the wonders of science and the challenges of engineering.

New Flickr collection of historical NASA photos

Emily Lakdawalla • August 30, 2010

NASA announced today that they had placed several new sets of historical photos on their "NASA on the Commons" Flickr site, and invited the public to help tag and caption the photos.

Special note to scientists: Reach out through the DPS

Emily Lakdawalla • August 12, 2010

This note was included in yesterday's newsletter to members of the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Sciences, and I wanted to make sure that you scientists reading this blog didn't miss it.

Last chance to sign Ray Bradbury's birthday card, and other business

Emily Lakdawalla • August 09, 2010

Today is the very last day to add your name to the great big birthday card that The Planetary Society is sending to Ray Bradbury on the occasion of his 90th birthday (which will be on August 22)!

Bill Nye Cuts the Ribbon at New Headquarters

Emily Lakdawalla • August 06, 2010

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.

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

Emily Lakdawalla • August 04, 2010

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!

Umbra in Paradise: The July 11, 2010 Planetary Society Solar Eclipse Expedition

Jim Bell • July 30, 2010

If you've never seen a total eclipse of the Sun, make sure to put one on your bucket list!

Going on vacation

Emily Lakdawalla • June 18, 2010

Tomorrow the family heads away from home for three weeks, two weeks of which I plan not to work at all.

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

Emily Lakdawalla • June 07, 2010

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

Planetary Society Hails Falcon 9 Test as Great Achievement

Emily Lakdawalla • June 04, 2010

The Planetary Society today issued this statement congratulating SpaceX on the test flight of Falcon 9.

Carnival of space 3D special

Emily Lakdawalla • May 13, 2010

Stuart Atkinson has prepared a "3D special" for this week's Carnival of Space over at his blog Cumbrian Sky, with lots of eye-popping Martian photos.

The Planetary Society is moving on up

Emily Lakdawalla • April 30, 2010

After 25 years in our big brown house at 65 North Catalina Avenue in Pasadena, The Planetary Society is moving on Monday to new headquarters at 85 South Grand Avenue, still in Pasadena.

Programming note: Florida space conference

Emily Lakdawalla • April 15, 2010

As I write this I am watching President Obama walk down the steps from Air Force One to attend the Florida space conference and deliver a speech at 14:40 EDT (18:40 UTC) about the future of American space exploration.

Carnival of Space #148

Emily Lakdawalla • April 07, 2010

Carnival of Space #148 is live over at Celestial Spider. Check it out!

Planetary Radio LIVE!

Emily Lakdawalla • April 07, 2010

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!

Space Imaging 3: First Voyage into the PDS

Emily Lakdawalla • March 28, 2010

I've finally caught my breath enough to contemplate starting up my imaging classes again.

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