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

Funpost! Can you name a space vehicle for each letter of the alphabet?

Jason Davis • April 19, 2018 • 2

There are NASA choices for all letters except Y and Z; for those two, you'll need to go international.

Recap: Breakthrough Discuss 2018

Jason Davis • April 18, 2018 • 5

If you had a spaceship and could take it anywhere in the solar system to search for life, where would you go?

Funpost! A funny thing happened on the way to the Moon

Jason Davis • April 12, 2018 • 1

A few ripping good yarns from 1969. And a truly terrifying cartoon.

Preview: NASA's TESS prepares for 2-year exoplanet hunting mission

Jason Davis • April 09, 2018

The spacecraft is expected to discover 50 new Earth-sized planets and as many as 500 planets smaller than twice the size of Earth.

Funpost! A milk commercial in space

Jason Davis • April 05, 2018 • 8

That time the Russians filmed a milk commercial aboard the Mir space station.

Thursday Funpost! Excerpts from the new book Rocket Billionaires

Jason Davis • March 29, 2018 • 5

Did you know NASA required SpaceX to carry life insurance for Elon Musk?

How the heck did NASA (and science) get such a good 2018 budget?

Jason Davis • March 28, 2018 • 1

Congress outright rejected most of the Trump administration's controversial science cuts.

Funpost! The transportation of humans to foreign planets

Jason Davis • March 22, 2018 • 6

For this week's Funpost, Jason answers 11 questions about humans exploring Mars.

Book Review: The Space Barons

Jason Davis • March 21, 2018

A new book focuses on the eccentric leaders of SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic.

LightSail 2 doubles the fun with double integrations

Jason Davis • March 20, 2018 • 1

LightSail 2 is integrated in Prox-1! It's another important step toward launch day.

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