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.
• August 09, 2018
This weekend, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft leaves Earth on a mission to touch the Sun.
• August 08, 2018
LightSail 2's ride to space won't happen until at least November 30, as SpaceX works through a list of other payloads in line to fly first.
• August 03, 2018
Four NASA astronauts and one commercial employee are expected to launch aboard SpaceX and Boeing-operated vehicles in 2019.
• July 26, 2018
The LightSail 2 team gathered in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for a Mission Readiness Review (MRR) and Operational Readiness Test (ORT).
• July 24, 2018
A global team of astronomers has found a rare type of asteroid, where two equal-mass objects circle each other in a never-ending dance as they hurtle through the solar system.
• July 13, 2018
The next time its solar sail is deployed, NEA Scout will be out near the Moon.
• July 11, 2018
Two new global views of Ryugu from Hayabusa2, plus a 3-D animation.
• July 05, 2018
With Hayabusa2 at Ryugu and OSIRIS-REx closing on Bennu, it's the summer of sample return. Why do scientists go to so much trouble for a piece of a another world?
• July 03, 2018
A little-known observatory is s helping usher an Arab astronomy renaissance.
• June 29, 2018
The Shoemaker NEO Grant program funds advanced amateur astronomers who help determine if nearby asteroids will hit Earth. Here are some collected reports from our asteroid hunters.
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