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!
Apollo 12's journey to the moon was electrifying. Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.
Is our solar system really that small? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.
Just a few days ago, the President signed into law a spending bill for the United States' 2015 fiscal year. NASA will get its best budget since 2011, and the Planetary Science Division will receive $1.44 billion—just shy of our goal of $1.5 billion. This is the best budget for Planetary Science in three years.
Who's that inspecting Bruce's work? Dr. Bruce Betts recreates Apollo 17's quick fix in this week's Random Space Fact.
The Planetary Society's Jason Davis catches up with Elmo and astronaut Ricky Arnold to count down the launch of NASA's Orion spacecraft. Orion launched on Dec. 5, 2014 and returned safely to Earth after a four-hour, 20-minute test flight.
NASA's Orion spacecraft lifted off on a two-orbit, four-hour shakedown cruise Friday morning at 7:05 a.m. EST. These video clips were taken from the roof of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center.
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