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Alan Stern & New Horizons Team Receive the Cosmos Award (October 12, 2016)
The Planetary Society today announced New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern and mission team as recipients of the Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science.
The Planetary Society Responds to Proposed Senate Space Policy Bill (September 21, 2016)
The Planetary Society is pleased to see many of our recommendations for NASA’s near-term direction reflected in the Senate’s NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2016 (S.3346). As a new Administration enters office in 2017, this bill could help provide important continuity for NASA’s efforts to send humans to Mars and search for life beyond Earth.
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest non-profit space interest organization, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Britney Schmidt, assistant professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, and actor Robert Picardo.
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