with Jason Davis
Jason Davis is a journalist and digital editor for The Planetary Society, trying to spread the PB&J (passion, beauty & joy) of space exploration.
• June 27, 2019
Sporting 8 rotors and a nuclear power source like the Mars Curiosity rover, Dragonfly will launch in 2026 and arrive at Titan in 2034.
• June 25, 2019
The Planetary Society's solar sail CubeSat lifted off from Kennedy Space Center, Florida on 25 June at 02:30 EDT (06:30 UTC).
• June 24, 2019
The Planetary Society's solar sailing spacecraft is ready to take flight. We got an up-close look at its ride to orbit.
• June 19, 2019
LightSail 2 is one of 24 spacecraft hitching a ride to orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force's STP-2 mission.
• June 17, 2019
Our preview guide outlines the LightSail 2 mission from start to finish.
• June 05, 2019
While LightSail 1 and 2 look nearly identical at a glance, there are a few important hardware differences between the two spacecraft.
• June 04, 2019
The reflective softball-sized sphere will give the spacecraft a visual guide during a second potential sample collection.
• May 30, 2019
Next Stop: Space!
• May 21, 2019
The spacecraft is healthy and safe, but time is running out to collect a second sample from asteroid Ryugu.
• May 15, 2019
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently sweeping arcs between the asteroid's north and south poles.
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