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by Jennifer Vaughn

Latest Blog Posts:

Creating A Movement for Space

Jennifer Vaughn • November 30, 2019 • 1

A look back at The Planetary Society's founding documents and the origins of the organization.

Why I Explore

The Planetary Report • September Equinox 2019

I explore space because I like feeling insignificant. I crave a dark night sky that reminds me that our Sun and even our galaxy are not unique. I find comfort in thinking about countless generations of humans looking at the same sky and asking questions similar to the ones I ask.

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Receive Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science

Jennifer Vaughn • October 14, 2015 • 1

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will accept The Planetary Society’s Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science in Pasadena, California on October 24, 2015.

We're moving!

Jennifer Vaughn • June 29, 2015 • 1

It's really happening. We're leaving our home of five years on South Grand and heading to our new home just two miles east on South Los Robles.

New HQ Coming Together

Jennifer Vaughn • June 08, 2015 • 2

Our new Planetary Society headquarters building is on track to be ready for us by mid-July. The building, which once was a bank, is being converted into a contemporary office space customized for the unique needs of The Planetary Society.

Getting to know the Planetary Society staff

Jennifer Vaughn • January 09, 2015 • 1

Working for The Planetary Society is an extraordinary job—we deal with extraordinary subject matter, we have an extraordinary mission, we work with extraordinary people, and we work for our extraordinary members and supporters. Jennifer Vaughn introduces some of the new staff here.

A Look Back at an Amazing Year

Jennifer Vaughn • December 31, 2014

As excited as we are to jump into 2015, I want to take time to reflect on the year coming to a close and applaud all that we’ve accomplished working together.

Onward! The Planetary Society's Strategic Plan through 2017

Jennifer Vaughn • December 06, 2014 • 8

As 2014 comes to a close, The Planetary Society steps into our 35th anniversary year with a new strategic plan.

The Planetary Society Applauds ESA for Rosetta's Successful Comet Rendezvous

Jennifer Vaughn • August 06, 2014 • 1

The Planetary Society congratulates the European Space Agency on its Rosetta spacecraft arriving at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta is the first spacecraft to orbit a comet.

LightSail is Ready for Launch! Join Us as the Countdown Begins

Jennifer Vaughn • June 27, 2014 • 12

We hope you can be with us as we make a major announcement about our solar sail spacecraft, LightSail 1.

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