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.
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Phoenix Takes Image of First Library on Mars (May 27, 2008)
NASA’s Phoenix mission has returned the first images of The Planetary Society's Phoenix DVD, which carries Visions of Mars, a collection of 19th and 20th century science fiction stories, essays and art inspired by the Red Planet.
First Interplanetary Library Will Land on Mars (May 22, 2008)
The Planetary Society's Visions of Mars DVD aboard Phoenix will land on Mars on May 25, 2008.
In Atlanta, Georgia, The Planetary Society will hold the second in a series of Town Hall meetings to engage the public in charting a course for human space exploration beyond Earth orbit.
Former shuttle astronaut Kathryn Thornton testifies this week to Congress about the results of a workshop co-sponsored by The Planetary Society and the Stanford University Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Planetary Society Statement on Alan Stern's Resignation from NASA (March 26, 2008)
The Planetary Society issues a statement on Alan Stern’s resignation from NASA.
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.