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Each of us has a reason why we love space exploration. The Planetary Society is the one place we come together to fuel humanity’s drive to explore and discover. Share your personal vision now by using #MoreToExplore on your favorite social media network and discover more reasons to explore from fellow space fans. Share Your Vision »

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 MY SKY Images from Our Members

Sunspots from Eugene, Oregon

My first picture of the sun from my deck.

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September 2015 Eclipse

My amateur photo of the beginning of the 2015 September Eclipse

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Orion and M-45

A photograph of Orion with M-45 taken with Nikon D3300 f/4, 18mm, 10 secs at ISO 3200

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MY STORY Stories From Our Members

Race the Moon

by Ryan Hawke

November 11, 2015 | 0 comments

I can remember far back, prior to schooling, riding along in the back seat of the family car on a late night drive. I remember these drives vividly because I always played a game with myself. In my mind I was racing the Moon. Whenever it would fall out of vision, perhaps behind a tree line, I would wait eagerly in hopes that I had lost it. To no avail it would return, seemingly chasing us home. I did this often and for a long while never put much thought into it as it was just something I did to ... more »

My passion with astronomy and space exploration

by Danny Bouchard

November 6, 2015 | 0 comments

I got my first telescope when I was a boy in the 1960s. Astronomy and space exploration have been on my radar for quite a long time but now that my kids are on their own and after a 30 year career in law enforcement, retired, I can now delve back into it.

In 2001, I purchased a Meade LX-200 12" and it is setup in my backyard in a pod. I have just started astrophotography with a CCD as well as with a DSLR to image the Milky Way. In the winter, KSC is a destination of mine and have ... more »

Using Science-fiction to Inspire Space Exploration and Planetary Responsibility

by S. Alex Martin

October 15, 2015 | 0 comments

As a college student, I like to be engaged in events that come to my campus whenever there will be a talk about climate change, or space exploration, or anything else in the sciences that promotes responsible sustainability on Earth. I very much want to see us take care of climate change, as well as see the foundations of humanity becoming a multi-planetary species.

As we all know, the general public tends to have a negative outlook on humanity. It's always, "We're destroying the planet!" or "Humans are a virus!" or "NASA is a waste of money!" I think one of ... more »

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