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Sep 23, 2020Congressional Resolution Recognizes 40 Years of The Planetary Society
Representatives of the United States Congress acknowledged the 40th anniversary of The Planetary Society, the world’s largest, independent nonprofit space organization, by introducing a formal resolution recognizing the event.
Jul 30, 2020The Planetary Society Releases Official Statement on the Launch of Perseverance
“These are trying times, but we remain capable of great things.”
Jul 27, 2020Public Invited to Virtual Mars Launch Party Hosted by The Planetary Society, Space for Humanity, and Helios Capital
Public invited to virtual Mars launch party featuring Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye, NASA Astronaut finalist Dr. Sian Proctor, Contact host Sarah Cruddas, and more.
Jun 12, 2020Retired NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin and Bill Nye Discuss Space Exploration, Racial Injustice
A personal discussion that examines the differences in experience between Bill Nye, who is white, and retired NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, who is Black, and how that has affected their work in space exploration.
May 30, 2020The Planetary Society Celebrates Successful Crew Dragon Launch
Congratulations to NASA and SpaceX on today’s exhilarating launch! We’re thrilled to witness this new era of human spaceflight.
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