with Jason Davis
Jason Davis is a digital editor for The Planetary Society. He writes about the world's space exploration missions and the Society's science and technology projects.
• May 23, 2018
Revisiting images of Earth taken from the uncrewed Apollo 4 command module in 1967.
• March 08, 2018
Only three humans have ever been on a spacewalk in the void between the Earth and Moon.
• December 21, 2017
What do the shortest days of the year look like from space?
• November 10, 2016
A roundup of pretty pictures and news from our robotic ambassadors around the solar system, from November 4 through 8.
• July 29, 2015
Jason Davis shares five images of his home state, West Virginia, taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
• May 02, 2012
Last week, India launched RISAT 1, a new Earth-observing satellite. How does its synthetic aperture radar compare to that of Envisat, which has fallen silent?
• January 09, 2012
As of November 2011, the Earth Observing Handbook counts 109 active missions to study the Earth as a planet, with 112 more approved and planned for the future. Jason Davis provides an overview of key current and upcoming earth-observing missions.
• September 22, 2011
Meet the next big thing in NASA's mission to study planet Earth: NPP, the NPOESS Preparatory Project satellite.
• August 08, 2011
Although much of the publicity NASA receives focuses on planetary exploration, Earth observing satellites like Aqua keep tabs on our home planet's weather and climate.
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