Welcome to the The Planetary Society's Press Room.
Here you'll find the latest information about Society events, programs, personalities, and other news about the exploration of the universe.
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Press Releases/Media Alerts
SAVE THE DATE: May 20, 2015 (April 8, 2015)
The press is invited to attend the LightSail spacecraft test launch and related reporting opportunities.
The Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye (The Science Guy®) and members of the Society’s Board of Directors today announced results of the ”Humans Orbiting Mars” workshop.
The Planetary Society’s privately funded LightSail spacecraft has arrived in Cape Canaveral, Fla., where it will be integrated with an Atlas V rocket scheduled to launch no earlier than May 6.
The Planetary Society Supports FY2016 Budget Request for NASA (February 4, 2015)
In response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Presidential Budget Request, The Planetary Society issued the following statement
The Planetary Society today announced the first of its LightSail spacecraft will embark on a May 2015 test flight. Funded entirely by private citizens, the solar sail satellite will hitch a ride to space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.