Emily Lakdawalla

Emily Lakdawalla

Senior editor and blogger for The Planetary Society
Emily  Lakdawalla

Emily Lakdawalla is a senior editor and blogger for The Planetary Society. She is a passionate advocate for the exploration of all of the worlds of our solar system. Through blogs, photos, videos, podcasts, print articles, Twitter, and other media, Emily shares the adventure of space exploration with the world. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in geology from Amherst College and a Master of Science degree in planetary geology from Brown University. She has written and edited the Planetary Society Blog since 2005, reporting on space news, explaining planetary science, and sharing beautiful space photos. She appears weekly on the Society's Planetary Radio podcast and oversaw a portion of Society's Red Rover Goes to Mars education and public outreach program. Emily has been an Administrator of the forum UnmannedSpaceflight.com since 2005, supporting a worldwide community of amateur space image processors. She is also a contributing editor to Sky & Telescope magazine and a frequent host of Cosmoquest Google+ Hangouts.

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