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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.

LADEE safely on its way to moon

Jason Davis • September 07, 2013

The LADEE spacecraft lifted off at 11:27 p.m. EDT on Sept. 6 from Pad 0B at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.

Making mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope

Jason Davis • September 02, 2013 • 1

A video on the Giant Magellan Telescope and its third mirror, which was cast on August 24, 2013 at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory Mirror Lab in Tucson, Ariz.

Dream Chaser mini-shuttle prepares for free flight tests

Jason Davis • August 15, 2013 • 4

Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft recently completed a series of range and taxi tow tests, which pave the way for free flights that could begin this fall.

Pretty Picture: A Plethora of Perseids

Jason Davis • August 14, 2013 • 3

A pretty picture of the Perseid meteor shower from Mount Lemmon, Ariz.

The coolest video of an expanding supernova you'll see today

Jason Davis • August 09, 2013 • 11

Professional astrophotographer Adam Block created a video showing the expansion of M1, the Crab Nebula, using two images taken more than a decade apart.

Japan sends fourth cargo craft to International Space Station

Jason Davis • August 05, 2013

Japan’s HTV-4 resupply vessel is en route to the International Space Station following a Sunday launch from the Tanegashima Space Center.

India prepares to return troubled rocket to flight

Jason Davis • July 30, 2013 • 15

India is preparing for the return-to-flight of their Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, which has suffered back-to-back failures.

Interpreters: the ties that bind international spaceflight

Jason Davis • July 24, 2013 • 2

An interview with Elena Kozhukhov, a veteran Russian interpreter who supports the International Space Station.

J-2X: A Distant Dot Lights Up the Night

Jason Davis • July 18, 2013 • 3

On Tuesday, NASA released new high-definition video of a June 26 nighttime J-2X engine test at Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi.

Spacewalk ends early following helmet water leak

Jason Davis • July 16, 2013

A spacewalk outside the International Space Station Tuesday ended early after a water leak inside astronaut Luca Parmitano’s helmet created a potentially dangerous situation.

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