Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2010/09/13 11:49 CDT
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/08/12 11:10 CDT
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/08/09 04:48 CDT
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)!
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!
Posted by Jim Bell on 2010/07/30 11:04 CDT
If you've never seen a total eclipse of the Sun, make sure to put one on your bucket list!
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.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/06/04 02:37 CDT
The Planetary Society today issued this statement congratulating SpaceX on the test flight of Falcon 9.
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/04/15 01:00 CDT
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.
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!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2010/03/02 05:49 CST
This is just a brief note to advertise this evening's edition of NOVA on public television here in the U.S. The show is "The Pluto Files" and is hosted by former Planetary Society president Neil DeGrasse Tyson.