Join Donate

Go at throttle up

with Jason Davis

Author

Jason Davis

Date

All

Keyword

All

Jason Davis is a journalist and digital editor for The Planetary Society, trying to spread the PB&J (passion, beauty & joy) of space exploration.

Get an Up-Close Look at the Lunar Surface with These 3D Apollo Images

Jason Davis • December 26, 2014 • 1

3D images generated by the Apollo Lunar Surface Closeup Camera give you an idea of how it would look to crouch on the lunar surface with your spacesuit faceplate to the soil.

Video: Ride along with Orion as It Plummets Back to Earth

Jason Davis • December 19, 2014

A new NASA video provides an astronaut's-eye video of the final ten minutes of Orion's test flight.

NASA Delays Asteroid Redirect Mission Concept Selection until 2015

Jason Davis • December 17, 2014 • 1

NASA's efforts to capture a near-Earth asteroid and tow it back to lunar orbit will have to wait a little bit longer for a final mission concept.

SpaceX to Attempt First-Ever Ocean Barge Rocket Landing

Jason Davis • December 17, 2014 • 1

Early next year, SpaceX will attempt what no agency or company has done before: land a used rocket stage on a floating ocean platform.

LightSail Completes Testing, Announcement Expected in January

Jason Davis • December 12, 2014 • 1

The Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft successfully completed testing to prepare it for a possible 2015 test flight.

First Look Photographs of Orion's Return to Dry Land

Jason Davis • December 09, 2014 • 1

NASA's Orion spacecraft is back on dry land following its offloading from the USS Anchorage late Monday night. Here are some selected photographs by Kevin Baird.

Orion Returns to Earth after Successful Test Flight

Jason Davis • December 05, 2014

NASA’s Orion spacecraft returned safely to Earth this morning after what looked like a flawless four hour, 24-minute test flight.

In Pictures: Orion's Scrub, from the Vehicle Assembly Building

Jason Davis • December 04, 2014

Here are some scenes from launch day, shot from the unique perspective of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

Orion Scrub Report: Sticky Hydrogen Valves

Jason Davis • December 04, 2014

Windy weather and stuck liquid hydrogen valves forced a one-day delay of the maiden voyage of NASA’s Orion spacecraft.

Orion L-1 Report: Go for Launch

Jason Davis • December 03, 2014

The stage is set for NASA’s Orion spacecraft to launch on a two-orbit, four-hour shakedown cruise tomorrow morning. Patrick Air Force Base’s 45th Weather Squadron changed their forecast of an on-time launch to 70 percent—up from the 40 percent chances that marked the start of the week.

Items 1 - 10 of 63  1234567Next
MER
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Europa
The Planetary Fund

Help advance robotic and human space exploration, defend our planet, and search for life.

Donate

You are here: