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Apr 20, 2022The Planetary Society Statement on the 2022 Planetary Decadal Survey
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, issued a statement in response to the publication of Origins, Worlds, and Life, A Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023 - 2032.
Mar 16, 2022The Planetary Society announces first-ever winners of new STEP grant program
The Planetary Society has selected two first-ever winners of its new Science and Technology Empowered by the Public (STEP) grant program. The winning projects are a radio SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) citizen science project and a planetary defense project to use a novel technique to study near-Earth asteroids.
Feb 16, 2022The Planetary Society awards their largest-ever grant to amateur asteroid hunting community
The Planetary Society announced it will award $74,375 to eight amateur astronomers as part of its Shoemaker Near-Earth Object (NEO) Grant program, named after pioneering planetary geologist Gene Shoemaker.
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