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The Planetary Society

Org #26972
Vetted since 2014 Site Visit Verified
1980
year founded
$7,211
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Empowering the world's citizens to advance space science and exploration.

Project Leaders
Richard Chute
Richard Chute
Jennifer Vaughn
Jennifer Vaughn
Bruce Betts
Bruce Betts
Melanie Lam
Melanie Lam
Robin Young
Robin Young
Team
Bill Nye, Jennifer Vaughn, Ben Bank, Bruce Betts, Casey Dreier, Danielle Gunn, Richard Chute
Organization Information
60 S. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
United States
(626) 793-5100
Organization Information
60 S. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
United States
(626) 793-5100

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Oct 26, 2020
LightSail 2 Enters Extended Mission Phase
      One year after launching into space, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft has completed its primary mission phase and is embarking on an extended mission dedicated to...
Jun 26, 2020
Celebrating the end of LightSail's primary mission!
We are so excited to begin LightSail's extended operations, after the successful completion of its primary mission on June 25, 2020, the one-year anniversary of its launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon...
Jun 18, 2020
An invitation from Bill Nye
Please make plans to join me and members of the LightSail 2 mission team for a virtual celebration of our historic solar sailing mission! After one year in orbit, we’re thrilled to mark the end...
 
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