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 email@example.com.
Press Releases/Media Alerts
Saving Earth One Asteroid at a Time (February 12, 2010)
Last month, a baseball-sized meteorite punched through the roof of a doctor's office in Lorton, Virginia, scattering insulation and ripping a hole in the carpet. What if it had been larger � much larger � and what if we knew in advance that it was coming?
Planetary Society Welcomes New NASA Budget (February 1, 2010)
NASA received both strong support and a new direction from the Obama Administration in the fiscal year 2011 budget proposal.
There's Still Time to Sign Buzz's Birthday Card (January 15, 2010)
Next week, Buzz Aldrin turns 80, and well-wishers worldwide can join The Planetary Society in saying Happy Birthday.
At an event on Capitol Hill, The Planetary Society awarded the Thomas O. Paine Award for the Advancement of Human Exploration of Mars to Steve Squyres and the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) team.
Planetary Society to Sail Again with LightSail (November 9, 2009)
Project LightSail, boosted by an anonymous one million dollar donation, will launch three separate solar sails over the next several years.