Why explore Europa? This video by JPL explains what's so interesting about this ocean world near Jupiter.
If Mercury were the size of a cranberry, how big would Jupiter be? Find out from Dr. Bruce Betts on this week's Random Space Fact.
Dr. Bruce Betts has the answer in this week's Random Space Fact. Starring Dr. Bruce Betts | Video by Merc Boyan | Music by Jim McKeever | Fact derived from hubblesite.org
Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla from The Planetary Society was interviewed on BBC World News to talk about Philae's landing on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Hear about the importance of this mission and why we need to know more about comets
Jupiter is massive, but how massive? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact. Starring Dr. Bruce Betts | Video by Merc Boyan | Music by Jim McKeever
The Planetary Society visited Toronto in October to discuss the Canadian space program with Bill Nye, Jeremy Hansen (Astronaut, Canadian Space Agency), Elizabeth Howell (Senior Writer, Universe Today), and Gordon Osinski (Industrial Research Chair in Planetary Geology). Hear what Canada has given to space science and exploration, and where Canada is going.
What just keeps orbiting...and orbiting...? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact. Starring Dr. Bruce Betts | Video by Merc Boyan | Music by Jim McKeever
LightSail-A undergoes random vibration testing at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on Oct. 24, 2014. The test simulates the stresses of an Atlas V launch. Video credit: Riki Munakata
Our LightSail test mission was successfully completed and our Kickstarter campaign ended June 26th, raising $1.24 million dollars for LightSail's 2016 solar sailing mission! Miss the Kickstarter campaign, but still want to donate? You can!