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Sep 28, 2021Unistellar, SETI Institute & The Planetary Society collaborate to inspire 1 million girls to discover space during World Space Week
In celebration of World Space Week, hosted October 4-10 annually, the New Astronomy pioneers at Unistellar are collaborating with the SETI Institute and The Planetary Society for an ambitious mission to get 1 million girls to discover space. The World Space Week 2021 theme, “Celebrating Women in Space,” honors the contributions and accomplishments of women in the space sector and sciences, giving the next generation the opportunity to be introduced to female role models from all over the world.
Jul 14, 2021The Planetary Society is selected to receive a $1 million grant from Blue Origin’s Club for the Future
The funds will be used to support the Society’s energetic strategic plan, Space for Everyone, to increase public involvement in advancing planetary exploration, searching for life beyond earth, and defending Earth from dangerous asteroids and comets.
May 10, 2021The Planetary Society Appoints Dipak Srinivasan to Board of Directors
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, announces the appointment of Dipak Srinivasan to its board of directors.
Mar 31, 2021Planetary Society’s Day of Action Goes Virtual to Push for Investment in Space Exploration
A record 145 space advocates from 30 states will meet with elected officials during The Planetary Society's Day of Action, with global #FundSpace campaign underway in support increased investment in space science, exploration, and planetary defense.
Feb 18, 2021The Planetary Society Celebrates the Landing of the Perseverance Rover
The Planetary Society issued a statement on the successful landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover.
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On October 16, NASA's Lucy spacecraft is expected to depart for the Trojan asteroids — rocky bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
A new study says the winds within the famous Great Red Spot are speeding up in some places and slowing down in others.
Theoretical work in SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, is dominated by two key concepts: the Fermi paradox and the Drake equation.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first-ever entirely civilian mission — Inspiration4 — into Earth orbit.
Members helped us send letters to the U.S. Congress asking for increased funding for NASA's planetary defense efforts.
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