The Planetary Society has issued a call for an International Lunar Decade to sustain political support in each of the space faring nations and to provide a framework for both science cooperation and mission coordination.
As long-time advocates of launching a dedicated mission to Europa, The Planetary Society is helping sponsor an expedition to Ellesmere Island to study glacial springs that appear similar to features on the distant moon.
A House subcommittee approved a budget of $16.7 billion, $100 million less than that requested by the Administration. But, it restored $75 million (out of $330 million) of the funding that the Administration had cut from space science plans.
Thousands of concerned members of the public have already signed the Society's "Save Our Science" petition and written their Congressional representatives in a nationwide SOS on behalf of planetary exploration.
The Planetary Society and the European Space Agency (ESA) celebrate the imagined rugged beauty of the planet's natural landscape with the winning entries in the "Postcards from Venus" art contest in coordination with ESA's Venus Express mission.
A 13-week astronomy and planetary science course sponsored by The Planetary Society and California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will air twice weekly over the internet and local Los Angeles area cable networks.
The Planetary Society invites children and adults around the world to send a message to future Earth -- a New Horizons Digital Time Capsule from those who launched the mission to the inhabitants of Earth who receive its results nearly a decade later.