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Here you'll find the latest information about Society events, programs, personalities, and other news about the exploration of the universe.
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Bill Nye the Science Guy® will take the helm as the new Executive Director of the Planetary Society.
Planetary Society Hails Falcon 9 Test as Great Achievement (June 4, 2010)
The Planetary Society issued a statement congratulating SpaceX on the test flight of Falcon 9.
The Planetary Society has joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Astronomical Society, the Universities Space Research Association and other groups to support the NASA budget proposal for fiscal year 2011.
Japan to Launch Mission to Venus and Solar Sail on Monday (May 14, 2010)
Japan's AKATSUKI mission -- the Venus Climate Orbiter -- will launch Monday, May 17 along with the IKAROS solar sail.
"We urge Congress to support the Administration's plan for NASA," says The Planetary Society in a statement to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Science, Justice and Related Agencies of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Something strange was happening in the outer reaches of our solar system. The Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft were not where they were supposed to be. The mystery of the Pioneer Anomaly has been solved The recovery of Doppler and telemetry data and the entire effort in thermal analysis would not have happened without the Planetary Society.
In 2016, The Planetary Society’s LightSail program will take the technology a step further.