The Planetary Society

The Planetary Society, the world’s largest space-interest group, was founded in 1980 by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman, and aims to inspire and involve the World’s public in space exploration through advocacy, projects, and education. Today, The Planetary Society is the largest and most influential public space group on Earth. Dedicated to exploring the solar system and seeking life beyond Earth, The Planetary Society is non-governmental and nonprofit organisation and is funded by the support of its members.

If you would like to join The Planetary Society, visit our main web site:

The Planetary Society in Ireland
TPS Ireland is the Ireland branch of The Planetary Society. Our focus is running local events such public talks. We are also actively developing our capacity for advocacy and in providing expert analysis on space exploration and its relevance to society.

Since The Planetary Society is a non-profit organisation; TPS-Ireland is run on a volunteer basis. The current Volunteer Coordinator for Ireland is Kevin Nolan, lecturer in physics at The Institute of Technology, Tallaght.

Contact Kevin with any inquiries at:

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