Comprehensive multimedia resources to support LightSail reporting including current news, archives, biographies, video, high-resolution photography for print and online purposes, and background information.
London, England (22 September 2017) – The Open University, the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, presented an honorary degree of Doctor of the University to science writer and educator Emily Lakdawalla, in recognition of her excellence in planetary and space science communication.
The Cassini spacecraft’s end-of-mission on September 15 is an important and riveting topic for global media. The Planetary Society is pleased to provide information, expert analysis and resources to journalists, including through our Bruce Murray Space Image Library.
So many Apollo-related books have come out in the first half of 2019 that I decided to cover them in a special summer book-recommendation blog. I have 5 brand-new Apollo-related books to recommend for kids, and include others I've recommended in past years.
CubeSats have made low-cost space missions a reality for universities and research groups. However, these tiny satellites lack propulsion. LightSail will demonstrate the viability of solar sailing for CubeSats.