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Share your personal vision for space exploration with us using #SpaceFan and see what others are saying. Each of us has a unique reason for being a space advocate—The Planetary Society is the one place we come together to fuel humankind’s drive to explore and discover. We have infinite visions, but together, we share one powerful voice as The Planetary Society. Share Your Vision »

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Tell us about why you love space exploration, what got you excited in the first place, when inspires you, or whatever you would like to share with your community of space fans! In our newsletter each month we will ask a different question. Share Your Story »

 MY SKY Images from Our Members

1st Quarter Moon, Sept 21 2015

Decided to check out my Celestron 127EQ and Samsung Galaxy S6 active capability w/20mm eyepiece.

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The moon from Mendoza, Argentina

My moon picture from my home, in Mendoza, Argentina.

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Lunar Eclipse from South Africa - part 2

The lunar eclipse of September 28, as seen from Muizenberg, South Africa.

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MY STORY Stories From Our Members

My Curiosity

by Cristian Gonzalez

April 8, 2015 | 0 comments

When I was a child, I would stay outside at night and look up at the stars, especially the bright ones. My fascination grew once I was introduced to science fiction movies. I especially got interested in UFOs and the possibility of life on other planets. I would find out later that many of the things in these films were impossible or not likely to occur, but my interest in space stayed with me.

As I grew up, I started getting more into science and what space travel might look like. I loved how I learned that future space ships might ... more »

Exploration is breathtaking

by Stuart Lipscombe

March 5, 2015 | 0 comments

Hi, my name is Stuart. Tonight I took the plunge and joined the Planetary Society. So a bit about me. I am studying Bachelor of General Studies - Science Pathway at the University of Tasmania. I was previously studying the arts pathway. However through the mid semester break last year I got to watching lots of The Big Bang Theory and listening to a lot of StarTalk Radio. I realized I wanted to study physics. So I tried the Physics Foundation unit over the spring. After finally completing my first semester of the arts pathway.

My math wasn't up to scratch. ... more »

My Fascination

by Reed Brott

February 12, 2015 | 0 comments

There are many reasons why space exploration is important. Most are critical but usually long range. The advancement of knowledge, the human need to explore, the fact that we must leave Earth eventually to survive, among them. I am not a scientist. Just an average reasonably intelligent person. To me space is awe inspiring, it stimulates the imagination. It makes me think about things beyond my everyday life. It is also humbling to get some understanding of the universe and what an extremely small piece of what exists we are. It has made me a broader minded person and keeps ... more »

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