The Planetary Society, in cooperation with the LEGO Company, designed the Astrobot Diaries as a program to enable young people and adults alike to journey vicariously to the Red Planet with the Mars Exploration Rover mission.
The Planetary Society's "WILD ABOUT MARS" event will feature special guests and the opportunity to witness the landing of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover on a giant screen with thousands of other space enthusiasts.
The Planetary Society is mobilizing its members and the general public to write President Bush in support of a human space exploration program geared towards the ultimate goal of landing men and women on Mars.
The Planetary Society has added a unique blend of Internet and investment management acumen to its board of directors, as well as bringing two astronauts and an oil industry leader to its advisory council.
To celebrate the opposition of Mars on August 27 and Bradbury's 83rd birthday on August 22, The Planetary Society is gathering birthday greetings from well-wishers around the world to present to Bradbury in a giant birthday card.
The Stellar Countdown run at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico re-observed 216 promising radio sources identified by SETI@home as potential candidates for hypothetical extraterrestrial intelligent signals.
The Planetary Society, the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) USA, and the American Astronautical Society convened a workshop to assess launch vehicle requirements to meet the needs of human space exploration beyond Earth orbit.
The Planetary Society joined with Instrumentation Technology Associates (ITA) in retrieving its astrobiology experiment samples from a payload package that survived the catastrophic breakup of Columbia.
The candidates selected for re-observation were deemed the most interesting radio sources found out of the billions detected since the distributed computing project began to search for extraterrestrial intelligence in May 1999.