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Singing in the Methane

If Titan is too cold for liquid water, what does it rain? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact!

 


 

The 90s on Venus...Yo!

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.

 


 

Change the World in 2015

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!

 


 

Lightning Strikes Twice

Apollo 12's journey to the moon was electrifying. Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.

 


 

CRomnibus Update: Big News for NASA's Planetary Science Budget

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.

 


 

How big is our Milky Way?

Is our solar system really that small? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact.

 


 

Duct Tape in Space (featuring Bill Nye!)

Who's that inspecting Bruce's work? Dr. Bruce Betts recreates Apollo 17's quick fix in this week's Random Space Fact.

 


 

Jason Davis talks with Elmo and astronaut Ricky Arnold

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.

 


 

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