The President's Budget Request kicks off the yearly budget season in United States. It takes a year to put together, and Congress plays no part. Why is that?
The first of The Planetary Society's two LightSail spacecraft will ride to space aboard an Atlas V rocket in May 2015. The mission is a shakedown cruise designed to test out the CubeSat's critical systems.
In 2016, the second LightSail spacecraft will piggyback into orbit aboard the first operational flight of SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket for a full-fledged solar sailing demonstration.
A special episode of...Grandpa Space Pants??
Explore the behind-the-scenes process that directs the future of the U.S. space program. Learn how to become a space advocate and help change the future of exploration for the better.
On December 3rd 2014, The Planetary Society hosted an exploration outreach event in the Senate. Speakers included Casey Dreier, Bill Nye, Chairman John Culberson, Dr. Michael Meyer, and Dr. Kevin Hand.
If Titan is too cold for liquid water, what does it rain? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact!
It may be 2015 here on Earth, but on Venus... it's always the 90s! Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.
Feel like you're going into orbit as The Planetary Society takes you on Orion's journey into space from a Delta IV Heavy rocket on December 5, 2014. Hear inspiring excerpts from CEO Bill Nye's speech on The Future of Solar System Exploration at a Senate event in Washington D.C. on December 2, 2014. Help us change the world. Please share the video and join us in 2015!
Fifteen years ago, Society members and passionate space advocates like you helped save the Pluto mission. Now we can do the same for missions to Europa and Mars.
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