The Planetary Deep Drill is the first of its kind. Honeybee intends to fulfill one of the biggest needs for subsurface planetary exploration: lightweight, portable drills that pack enough punch to probe deep beneath planetary surfaces.
We have Outreach Coordinators around the planet who organize local events, bringing people together to learn and celebrate space science and exploration. Check out planetary.org/volunteer to find your local volunteer group!
Bill Nye and Merc Boyan introduce The Planetary Society's new one-stop shop for all videos. Take a tour of planetary.org/tv to discover each of our series: Random Space Fact, Other Worlds, The Space Advocate, and SciTech.
How is Dawn able to orbit two extraterrestrial worlds? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact!
Sail with us back in time to 1983. Join Carl Sagan as he introduces you to The Planetary Society. Although we have grown and changed over the years, our core values and goals remain the same.
Lecture 5 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2015 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers Venus (continued: surface landers, exploration), and Mars (characteristics, many types of geologic features, poles, exploration spacecraft: flyby, orbiters, and landers/rovers). Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.
Other Worlds with Emily Lakdawalla will be a new series about the different worlds in our solar system and the robots that help us explore them.
Enjoy this 1989 commercial for The Planetary Society. Come with us on a voyage of discovery.
Fifteen years ago, Society members and passionate space advocates like you helped save the Pluto mission. Now we can do the same for missions to Europa and Mars.
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