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Feb 10, 2021The Planetary Society Presents NASA Recommendations to the Biden-Harris Administration
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, released a paper outlining 5 recommendations for how the Biden administration can use NASA to support science, grow the nation’s economy, and protect the planet.
Feb 02, 2021The Planetary Society Announces Planetfest '21: To Mars and Back Again
The Planetary Society's virtual conference and festival will feature experts and luminaries from across the space sector to celebrate the next era of Mars exploration.
Feb 01, 2021The Planetary Society Announces STEP Grants: Science and Technology Empowered by the Public
The program issues open, international requests for proposals for credible and significant research and hardware development projects.
Dec 20, 2020The Planetary Society Praises the Start of Mars Sample Return
The Planetary Society welcomes the formal start of the Mars Sample Return project and praises both NASA and ESA for committing to this grand challenge. This is the most daring series of robotic missions ever attempted: the first round trip voyage to Mars.
Dec 08, 2020The Planetary Society Appoints Bethany Ehlmann As New President
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, announced the appointment of Bethany Ehlmann, professor of planetary science at Caltech, to become its next president.
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