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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.
The Planetary Society is preparing for the LightSail 2 mission, with the objective to demonstrate controlled solar sailing. The Day in the Life tests will occur in a cleanroom laboratory environment and an engineering high bay with the objectives to test the spacecraft’s readiness to perform in space.
The Planetary Society & CEO Bill Nye Congratulate ExoMars Mission Team (December 16, 2015)
The European Space Agency (ESA) and Roscomos today launched the first mission of the ExoMars program aboard a Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
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