On Sunday comes the twentieth anniversary of an iconic image from the Voyager mission: the "Pale Blue Dot" photo of Earth caught in a sunbeam, which was captured by Voyager 1 as part of a Solar System Family Portrait.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/12/13 02:41 CST
In our continuing saga of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO), the scene now switches from Copenhagen to Washington, D.C.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/12/10 04:53 CST
Climate change and Copenhagen are dominating the world news this week, as politicians, diplomats, scientists, and protesters gathered in the Danish city for the 2009 meeting for the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/08/12 07:30 CDT
Are we doing enough to detect and track asteroids?
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/07/21 05:28 CDT
Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mishap Report Released
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/06/17 12:29 CDT
Space Politics Alert: U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee
Posted by Charlene Anderson on 2009/06/03 01:19 CDT
Star Trek designer Mike Okuda will be honored by NASA
Planetary Society members truly have helped pioneer new techniques in the conduct of science. Our initial investment has returned amazing results that will continue to deliver benefits over years to come.
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.