- Jim Bell, President of the Board of Directors, The Planetary Society
- Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society
Jim Bell leads the camera team for the Mars Exploration Rovers that reached Mars exactly 10 years ago. He's also the best-selling author of "Postcards From Mars" and other books, and he is President of the Planetary Society Board. Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla talks with Jim about some of his favorite images of the Red Planet.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
Bill Nye explains how Jupiter helped spread the building blocks of life around the Solar System. Watch Nye demonstrate the scientific principles behind Jupiter's role in the formation of our Solar System.
Bill Nye takes on Jupiter's deadly radiation. Jupiter produces the radiation equivalent of 100 million x-rays. Watch Nye show you how NASA will protect the instruments on the Juno spacecraft from this incredibly hostile environment.
In 2016, The Planetary Society’s LightSail program will take the technology a step further.