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Jason Davis

Senior Editor, The Planetary Society

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Jason Davis is the senior editor for The Planetary Society.

Davis holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Arizona, where he specialized in science writing and digital publications. He was a NASA Space Grant graduate fellow, and produced a 35-minute documentary film called Desert Moon, narrated by former astronaut Mark Kelly. He has been a contributor for NBC News MACH and served as an adjunct professor at the University of Arizona School of Journalism.

Davis began writing for The Planetary Society in 2011. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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