The Planetary Society Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1980

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 44


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1M

The Planetary Society General Information


Operator a space-related platform intended to expand public knowledge about space science and exploration technology. The company's platform pursues political advocacy to guide legislation and to educate, train, and mobilize its members, helping members to build consensus about where to explore and how best to get there.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (no backing)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Other Industries
Aerospace and Defense
Corporate Office
  • 60 South Los Robles Avenue
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
+1 (626) 000-0000

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The Planetary Society Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Grant 14-Jun-2021 $1M Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt - PPP 30-Apr-2020 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Product Crowdfunding 26-Jun-2015 $1.24M Completed Generating Revenue
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The Planetary Society Patents

The Planetary Society Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20090250556-A1 Living interplanetary flight experiment capsule Active 06-Apr-2008 00000000 0
US-7753207-B2 Living interplanetary flight experiment capsule Active 06-Apr-2008 000000000 0

The Planetary Society Executive Team (14)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bill Nye Chief Executive Officer
Bethany Ehlmann President & Board Member
Jim Suh Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Vaughn Chief Operating Officer
Richard Chute Chief Development Officer
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The Planetary Society Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
Alexis Livanos The Planetary Society Board Member, Corporate Vice President and President of Northrop Grumman's Space Technology 000 0000
Bethany Ehlmann The Planetary Society President & Board Member 000 0000
Bijal Hayes-Thakore The Planetary Society Board Member & Member of Nominating Committee 000 0000
Britney Schmidt The Planetary Society Board Member 000 0000
Daniel Geraci Self Chairman 000 0000
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The Planetary Society Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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The Planetary Society FAQs

  • When was The Planetary Society founded?

    The Planetary Society was founded in 1980.

  • Who is the founder of The Planetary Society?

    Bruce Murray, Carl Sagan, and Louis Friedman are the founders of The Planetary Society.

  • Who is the CEO of The Planetary Society?

    Bill Nye is the CEO of The Planetary Society.

  • Where is The Planetary Society headquartered?

    The Planetary Society is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

  • What is the size of The Planetary Society?

    The Planetary Society has 44 total employees.

  • What industry is The Planetary Society in?

    The Planetary Society’s primary industry is Other Commercial Services.

  • Is The Planetary Society a private or public company?

    The Planetary Society is a Private company.

  • What is The Planetary Society’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for The Planetary Society is 000000.

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