The gift of exploration and discovery.

Gift Memberships

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The gift of exploration and discovery.

Share your passion for space exploration by giving a gift membership to The Planetary Society.

Your recipient will join our mission to increase discoveries in our solar system and beyond, elevate the search for life outside our planet, and decrease the risk of Earth being hit by an asteroid. Plus new and upgrading members will get cool swag, like this exclusive member t-shirt.

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Members Enjoy Special Privileges

Basic benefits include:

  • personalized membership card and social media donor badge
  • exclusive access to our online Member Community featuring live events, free classes, and more
  • subscription to The Planetary Report magazine (choose digital or print)
  • member e-newsletters
  • opportunities to influence space programs through our advocacy campaigns
  • invitations to special events including Planetary Radio Live
  • your name sent to space on select space missions
  • access to our exciting worldwide member travel programs
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All active members receive exclusive access to our online Member Community featuring live virtual events, free classes, opportunities to connect with fellow members, and more.

Delivery and Gift Activation

Once your gift recipient has activated their membership via the digital gift certificate (in your confirmation email), your recipient’s membership card(s) and their welcome package will be mailed via post. Gift memberships should be activated within 90 days of purchase. Some deliveries may require more time due to the ongoing impacts of the pandemic. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery from the time of membership activation. Thank you for your patience and your support of The Planetary Society through the gift of membership.


We're excited to have you give a membership but understand you may have questions. We've compiled answers to our Frequently Asked Questions and encourage you to contact us if you still have any outstanding questions.

Together we'll advance space science and exploration!

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Certified Platinum Transparency. Give with confidence. The Planetary Society is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the United States.

Together we'll advance space science and exploration!