Don't be a bystander for Planetary exploration. Be an advocate.
Space exploration doesn't just happen. It requires consistent and vigilant support by the public. Be a space advocate and reach out to your representatives in the House and Senate, or contact the President of the United States.
First, ensure that you are registered to vote in your district.
Then, take a minute to write to your Congressional representatives. Use the link below to use our convenient letter-writing tool that will send it to the right people.
Do You Vote for Space?NASA's 2017 budget proposal would cut the space program by $260 million, including yet another massive cut to Planetary Science. Do you vote for space? Take action and tell your representatives to promote space science and exploration.
It doesn't stop at writing a letter! Make sure to take the crucial follow-up steps and call your representatives' offices, schedule visits, or write opinion pieces in your local paper. Change starts one person at a time.
Take the Next Step
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.