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Co-founded by Carl Sagan in 1980, The Planetary Society is a member-funded nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing space science and exploration through three core enterprises.

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Increase discoveries about the worlds of our solar system and beyond.

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Elevate the search for life as a space exploration priority.

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Defend Earth

Decrease the risk of Earth being hit by an asteroid or comet.

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Mars sample return, increasing NASA science funding, advocating for NEO Surveyor, flexibility for Artemis procurement and partnerships, and elevating the search for life beyond Earth. Together we’re active in advancing space science and exploration.

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