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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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For more information on any of these releases, contact us at 626-793-5100 or via email at tps@planetary.org.

Bill Nye Thanks Kepler Team for Planetary Bonanza (February 2, 2011)

NASA announced today that the Kepler mission has discovered an astounding number of new potential planets -- over 1000 worlds, 54 of them in solar system regions where liquid water might exist.

Measure Stardust's Journey (February 1, 2011)

NASA's Stardust spacecraft will fly past Comet Tempel 1 on February 15 (4:00 UTC), which will be February 14 here in the United States. Stardust left Earth 12 years ago, an odyssey that has carried it past a comet, back to Earth, and on a course to a second comet under a new name � Stardust-NExT (New Exploration of Tempel 1).

Planetary Society Congratulates NanoSail-D Team (January 21, 2011)

NASA has now confirmed that their NanoSail-D satellite has deployed its 100-square-foot sail in low-Earth orbit.

Planetary Society Statement Regarding Representative Giffords (January 10, 2011)

The Planetary Society offers a statement regarding the attempted assassination of Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

Bill Nye Congratulates SpaceX (December 8, 2010)

The Planetary Society congratulated SpaceX on the flight of Falcon 9.

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