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Jason Davis

Editorial Director, The Planetary Society

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Jason Davis is the editorial director for The Planetary Society. He oversees and contributes to the Society's editorial content, including articles, stories, educational web pages, images, infographics, podcasts and videos.

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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Latest Articles

Moon Features You Can See From Earth

What can you see on the Moon tonight? This guide from The Planetary Society will help you identify some features.

Planetary Society Reacts to Loss of Arecibo Observatory Radio Telescope

Arecibo helped us explore the cosmos and our solar system, search for life, and defend Earth from potentially dangerous asteroids.

Your Guide to Crew-1, SpaceX’s Second Astronaut Flight

The last time was a test. This time it was for real. SpaceX successfully launched 4 astronauts to the International Space Station on 15 November 2020.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearances

Protectors of Earth! (and Other Worlds)

NASA’s planetary protection officer joined Mat Kaplan’s Humans to Mars summit panel for a great conversation about protecting worlds throughout the solar system from what could be devastating contamination.

China on the Final Frontier

China has big plans for a space station, exploration of the Moon and Mars, and possibly a mission that will follow Voyager beyond the edge of the solar system.

The Crew Dragon Countdown Begins With Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver

American astronauts are about to fly from Florida to the International Space Station for the first time in nine years, thanks to the commercial space development initiative advocated for years by Lori Garver.