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WATCH: Planetary Post Kicks Asteroid

Hello, StarTrek.com readers: What’s worse than a July heatwave? Asteroid impact! So, to take your m...ind off the heat, here is a brief revisit of my discussion with JPL’s Dr. Amy Mainzer, one of the Pl...

WATCH: Picardo's Planetary Post Features InSight, AI & More

Hello, StarTrek.com readers: I'm excited to share this month's Planetary Post. So many cool things ...in it. There's the I...

WATCH: Picardo Checks Out Mars InSight Lander

Hello, dear StarTrek.com readers: In this month's Planetary Post: our next mission to Mars is about... to launch... We tak...
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WATCH: Picardo's Planetary Post Updates LightSail II

Hello, dear StarTrek.com readers: Our citizen-funded spacecraft, LightSail II, is a major step clos...er to launch, folks....

WATCH: Picardo's Planetary Post Previews AI Series

Hello, dear StarTrek.com readers: In the new Planetary Post, I’ll catch you up on recent space news... (the SpaceX Falcon ...

WATCH: Picardo's Planetary Post in Antarctica & the Caribbean

Hello, dear StarTrek.com readers: On this month's Planetary Post: travel to Antarctica to launch a ...robotic ice probe. Join my fellow Planetary Society Board member Dr. Britney Schmidt and her team as...

WATCH: Planetary Post Space Haiku

Hello again, StarTrek.com readers. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye often says that space brings out ...the best in us -- and I think Starfleet would certainly agree. In the new Planetary Post, we feature...
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WATCH: Picardo Re-programmed as "Phantom of the Orbit"

Attention Star Trek Holo-weeners! See me re-programmed as "The Phantom of the Orbit" in this spooky... holiday episode of ...

Shatner, Nye & More in New Planetary Post

Hello again, StarTrek.com readers. Captain Kirk in my new Planetary Post? Watch as William Shatner s...ends Voyager a messa...

WATCH: Picardo Sings Again in Planetary Post

Hello again, StarTrek.com readers. In my new Planetary Post, view the spectacular total solar eclips...e with our intrepid ...