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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.
Feb 16, 2021Bill Nye and Special Guests Host a Live Virtual Watch Party for Perseverance Landing
To celebrate the arrival of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars, The Planetary Society will host a live virtual global watch party of the official NASA TV broadcast with CEO Bill Nye and special guests.
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.
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