Take a tour of the Solar System in class 1 of Dr. Bruce Betts' online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course at California State University Dominguez Hills.
The President has officially requested a new start for a mission to Europa, but what does that mean?
Good news for planetary exploration: The President's Budget Request is here and includes Europa!
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.
The excitement is building! LightSail is counting down to our test launch, set for May 20—and you’re invited.