Join lunar scientist Dr. David Paige, LADEE EPO Coordinator Brian Day, Bill Nye, and the Society's Mat Kaplan and Dr. Bruce Betts in front of a crowd of 150 space fans as they celebrate LADEE's launch to the Moon.
Planetary Society Advocacy Coordinator Casey Dreier discusses the background and latest funding problems facing Planetary Science at NASA. Emily Lakdawalla joins him to talk about her visit to Washington, D.C. to talk about planetary missions.
Emily Dean has worked on Opportunity since its inception, starting when she was a high school student. While working on the mission, she followed her passion in art and architecture, and still works on Opportunity to this day. We explore how her unique background affects her work and what it's like to work on Opportunity day to day (or is it sol to sol?).
Meet the kid who named Bennu! Bennu will be the target of NASA's OSIRIS-REx sample return mission. The name was suggested by 9-year-old Michael Puzio in a contest that attracted more than 8000 entries.
My guest was Planetary Society Board vice president Heidi Hammel. We discussed two planets near and dear to our hearts, Neptune and Uranus. What's new on these icy worlds since Voyager 2 passed by, and what are the prospects for their future exploration?
Should all scientists be required to get formal training in computer science? Should they release their code as open-source software to the public? We talk with Chase Million, founder of Million Concepts, which provides scientific programming contracting to research scientists.