Lecture 8 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2016 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers Jupiter, the Galilean Satellites (Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto), and introduces the Saturnian System. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.
This desert episode of RSF will quench your thirst for Random Space Facts. Mars Madness!
Robert Picardo brings you the second installment of the Planetary Post, a monthly newsletter/video keeping you up to date on space news.
Lecture 7 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2016 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers asteroids and the near Earth asteroid threat to Earth (including statistics, past impacts, and information on the Chelyabinsk fireball). Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.
Every year The Planetary Society sponsors Bill’s presentation at the national conference for the National Science Teacher Association. Last year, we talked about the importance of teaching space science to our youth. This year we’re back and talking planetary defense. And for the first time we have a booth!
In honor of MARS MADNESS, Bruce shows us some of the evidence that led scientists to understand that Ancient Mars had running water.
Lecture 6 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2015 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course continues exploring Mars including its atmosphere, spacecraft landing and surface operations, and its moons Phobos and Deimos. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.
The Planetary Society was recently invited to JPL for a tour of the Clean Room. Inside, Tracy Drain gave us a rundown of the Juno Mission.
Our Advocacy Program provides each Society member a voice in the process.
Funding is critical. The more we have, the more effective we can be, translating into more missions, more science, and more exploration.