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Planetary Society 34m
It moves using the power of sunlight, just like LightSail 2! Get this limited edition MOVA globe at Part of every purchase supports our mission of advancing space science and exploration!
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Venus’ Ocean of Air and Clouds Javier Peralta plumbs the depths of Venus’ atmosphere through the eyes of the Venus Express and Akatsuki orbiters:
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Planetary Society Sep 13
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It will reach perihelion—its closest point to the Sun—on 8 December 2019.
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Planetary Society Sep 13
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Here's the path the comet, currently named C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), will take through our solar system. We're excited to learn more about this interstellar interloper!
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Planetary Society Sep 13
Astronomers may have found an interstellar comet! ☄️ To learn why that matters, we spoke with astrophysicist :
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Planetary Society Sep 13
There are lots of robots making amazing discoveries in space right now! Here's your at-a-glance spacecraft locator of where we're exploring in the solar system:
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Planetary Society Sep 12
Replying to @Astro_Jmona
Right round like an orbit raising Right round round round 🎶
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Planetary Society Sep 12
🎶 You spin me right round, baby Right round like a record, baby Right round round round 🎶
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Planetary Society Sep 12
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We're LIVE! Join us at
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Planetary Society Sep 12
Going live in 20 minutes with ! Bring your best space science questions and join us at
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Planetary Society Sep 12
New Planetary Radio! The Unexpected Space Center: Listen now for free at
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Planetary Society Sep 11
There are lots of robots making amazing discoveries in space right now! See who's doing what in our solar system 🛰 Join for a LIVE Q+A tomorrow at noon PST at
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Planetary Society Sep 11
How exciting, Hubble found water vapor on a habitable-zone exoplanet for the first time!
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Emily Lakdawalla Sep 11
If anybody out there is curious about what a mini-Neptune is, here's a great Planetary Report article by about that:
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NASA JPL Sep 11
Cable shields on ’ rock abrasion tools were made with aluminum recovered from the World Trade Center, which fell less than a mile away from the robotics team who made those parts:
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Planetary Society Sep 10
New podcast episode! Why Apollo Ended Listen now for free at
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Star Trek Sep 9
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Planetary Society Sep 9
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Space Ward Sep 8
Consider supporting they're amazing. The beginnings of the real life Federation Star Fleet up in here.
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Planetary Society Sep 9
Calling all Image Processors: help us create a top-down view of LightSail 2! We've got 2 fish-eye pictures of the spacecraft's solar sail from opposite cameras, and we're hoping they can be combined:
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