As we celebrate 35 years, long-time Planetary Society member John Logsdon shares his memories of what the Society and its members accomplished in the early days.
Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Nichelle Nichols, Andy Weir, Jeri Ryan, Amy Mainzer, Bruce Betts, Emily Lakdawalla, and more will be at the MORE TO EXPLORE event celebrating 35 years of the Planetary Society. And Robert Picardo is inviting you to be there!
Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and Lt. Uhura herself invite you to celebrate our 35th Anniversary on Oct 24th in Pasadena, CA.
Using images from the Apollo 11 Mission thanks to Project Archive Apollo, we put together this journey to the moon and back. Music by State Azure, images by NASA.
Our Chief Financial Officer Lu Coffing shares what the early days of The Planetary Society were like, and where she thinks the Society is going next.
In April 2015, The Planetary Society held a workshop with scientists, budgetary specialists, and other experts to determine the feasibility of sending humans to orbit Mars by the year 2033. Learn more at hom.planetary.org
May 2015, The Planetary Society's LightSail launched into orbit on an Atlas-V rocket. Bill Nye and the team went to Florida to watch as our solar sail dream took flight.
In Sept 2015 Mat Kaplan and Bruce Betts went up in the air on NASA's SOFIA plane. The all night flight observed star forming regions and a distant galaxy with the massive onboard telescope.
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.