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- Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society
- Abigail Fraeman, Texaco Prize Postdoctoral Scholar and KISS Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology
For Spirit and Opportunity's 10th anniversary of their landing on Mars, Emily Lakdawalla checks in the student scientists who participated in the Society's Red Rover Goes to Mars project.
Our members and supporters made us your place in space for 2013. CEO Bill Nye the Science Guy, our volunteers, project leaders and staff take this opportunity to share their gratitude.
Honeybee Robotics' PlanetVac, made possible by The Planetary Society, is a new way of doing one of the hardest yet most valuable things in planetary exploration: sampling a planetary surface -- gathering planetary dirt -- and then transferring that dirt to a science instrument or sample return capsule. This video documents the first test of a complete prototype PlanetVac system, done in a vacuum chamber at Mars-like pressures.
- Bill Nye, Chief Executive Officer
Bill Nye spoke to a crowd of hundreds at the Kennedy Space Center visitor's complex the day before NASA's MAVEN mission launched for Mars.
- Bruce Betts, Director of Science and Technology, The Planetary Society
Video by Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts providing the basics about Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) including information about visibility and its close pass by the Sun.
Planetary Society Director of Projects Dr. Bruce Betts is teaching an online introductory college Astronomy class during Spring semester 2014. Find out how to watch live or watch the archive here. The course is through California State University Dominguez Hills.
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