Welcome to the The Planetary Society's Press Room.
Here you'll find the latest information about Society events, programs, personalities, and other news about the exploration of the universe.
For more information on any of these releases, contact Erin Greeson at 626-793-5100 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press Releases/Media Alerts
Shuttle LIFE Ready to Launch (April 27, 2011)
In addition to astronauts, Endeavour will carry a legion of microscopic passengers in the Planetary Society's Shuttle LIFE experiment when the space shuttle launches on its last flight on April 29.
Great News About Messenger (March 17, 2011)
The Planetary Society has issued a statement regarding MESSENGER's successful orbital insertion at Mercury.
The Planetary Science Decadal Survey committee faced a nearly impossible task: to set priorities for NASA�s robotic exploration within a tight budget. They did a great job in laying out a plan for space missions over the next decade and reached consensus on their recommendations�no small achievement in itself.
Planetary Society Weighs in on NASA Budget (February 14, 2011)
NASA today announced its budget request for fiscal year 2012. The Planetary Society issued the a statement on it.
LightSail-1 on NASA Short List for Upcoming Launch (February 9, 2011)
NASA announced this week that the Planetary Society�s LightSail-1 solar sail mission is on their short list for upcoming launch opportunities. The missions selected are Cubesats destined for piggyback launches as part of NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative.