Someday the Planetary Deep Drill could be spinning down into the surface of a distant, frozen world. Recently, Honeybee Robotics took their drill out to a Gypsum Mine near the Salton Sea for its first field test.
At the 35th Anniversary of the Planetary Society's special event called: More to Explore, Neil deGrasse Tyson gracefully accepted the Cosmos Award from Nichelle Nichols.
Bill Nye and other Space Advocates from the Planetary Society head up to Capitol Hill to tell congress men and women how important space exploration is to our members and to the world.
ESA's Rosetta Philae Lander was tiny compared to the comet it landed on.
Nichelle Nichols played Lt. Uhura, Star Trek's most famous communications officer, and now she's here to tell us about how NASA communicates with deep space missions like Voyager 1.
For the Planetary Society's 35th Anniversary, we held a big, space-themed, variety show in Pasadena, CA. Space celebs, SciFi stars, dancers, singers, and comedians came out to party and we unveiled the newest Symphony of Science song by MelodySheep!
Here's a funny video from 'More to Explore,' The Planetary Society's 35th anniversary variety show. Celebrate every victory!
The MISSIONS series at Cross Campus Pasadena continues with the first mission to orbit two mysterious bodies in our solar system. Mat Kaplan and Emily Lakdawalla will welcome Dawn Mission Director Marc Rayman for this live conversation. What are those bright spots on Ceres anyway?
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