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Feb 10, 2020Planetary Society Members Travel to Washington to Push for Investment in NASA
The Planetary Society's annual Day of Action brought 115 space advocates from 28 states to Washington, D.C. on Monday, February 10, 2020.
Jan 24, 2019The Planetary Society Releases Official Statement on Partial Government Shutdown
Pasadena, CA (January 24, 2019) — The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, issued the following statements opposing the partial government shutdown.
Feb 11, 2016The Planetary Society Encouraged by U.S. FY2017 Budget Request for NASA, Supports Continued Growth
In response to U.S. President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request, The Planetary Society issued statements from Bill Nye, CEO, and Casey Dreier, director of space policy.
Dec 16, 2015Bill Nye & Planetary Society Celebrate Proposed 2016 Budget for NASA, Challenge the White House to Continue the Trend in 2017
On December 15, the U.S. Congress revealed its proposed plans to fund the federal government in 2016. The proposed budget includes $19.3 billion for NASA, an increase of $1.3 billion over the previous year.
Sep 29, 2015The Planetary Society Releases “Humans Orbiting Mars” Workshop Report
The Planetary Society has released a report on its ”Humans Orbiting Mars” workshop, which it held in the Spring of 2015. The workshop brought together representatives from NASA, the scientific community, industry, and government to explore a sustainable and affordable path forward for NASA’s human exploration program.
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More than one hundred Planetary Society members from near and far advocated for space science and exploration in Washington, D.C. on 10 February 2020.
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