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Congress rejects graduate student tax

December 14, 2017 - 4:22pm
The Planetary Society was proud to join dozens of other scientific organizations in standing against this unnecessary and detrimental tax increase on the future scientific workforce of the United States.

Brief note from #AGU17: Juno observes volcanism on Io

December 13, 2017 - 12:07pm
At the American Geophysical Union meeting, members of the Juno team showed observations of active volcanism on Jupiter's moon Io.

An exoplanet-hunting space telescope turns and takes a photo of Earth

December 8, 2017 - 6:34pm
On December 10, Kepler—NASA’s prized exoplanet discovery telescope—will finally turn back and take a picture of the Earth.

The case for Venus

December 8, 2017 - 11:54am
NASA is about to pick finalists for its next New Frontiers mission. Will Venus make the cut?

South Korea's first lunar mission planned for 2020

December 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
South Korea's first mission to the Moon, the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter KPLO, is now planned for launch in December 2020.

Celebrating Our Volunteers

December 5, 2017 - 6:00am
December 5th is International Volunteer Day, and The Planetary Society has many reasons to celebrate...3,652, to be exact!