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Home > Press > National Space Society Welcomes Janet Ivey As New NSS Governor: Janet Ivey of Janet's Planet is NOW IN ORBIT as a member of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society

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Janet Ivey, a 12-time Emmy and 5-time Gracie Award winning educational TV host and founder of Janet's Planet, seen on more than 140 PBS stations across the USA and on multiple online sites like BatteryPop, Club Jelly Telly, HighBrow, Ameba TV, and YouTube was recently named to the National Space Society's Board of Governors.

National Space Society Welcomes Janet Ivey As New NSS Governor: Janet Ivey of Janet's Planet is NOW IN ORBIT as a member of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society

Washington, DC | Posted on August 27th, 2015

The National Space Society Board of Governors is composed of outstanding individuals in the fields of science, engineering, the arts, government, the press, business, law, medicine, and other professions and occupations, and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the society or its goals. The appointment was made official at the May 2015 National Space Society Board of Directors meeting in Toronto at the International Space Development Conference.

Janet is thrilled to be among such an elite group of space enthusiasts and pioneers. Among Janet's duties of promoting the National Space Society and its goals, a primary initiative will be to be a spokesperson for the NSS' Enterprise in Space (EIS) project, along with Geoff Notkin of Meteorite Men fame.

The mission of Enterprise In Space is to build, launch, operate, and later return to Earth an orbiter containing student experiments as a tribute to the many great visionaries of science and science fiction. EIS goals include:
Demonstrate and pioneer new technologies
Inspire and encourage space enterprise
Develop educational curricula for students contributing to related future endeavors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education
The Enterprise In Space mission will cover everything from 3D printing in space, to laser-based communications, to improvements in heat shields and thermal protection systems.
Janet Ivey is committed to enriching the lives of children via education and TV and online programming. She is a Buzz Aldrin ShareScience Ambassador, and has won a STEMFLORIDA award for Janet's Planet.

Janet presents two live shows, Tour of the Solar System and Exploring Microgravity. These shows are 21st century theater that encourage scientific literacy via the use of humor, theatrical antics, visual illusions, enticing graphic elements, and experiential opportunities to join Janet on stage so that students are fully engaged in the experience.

The mission for Janet and Janet's Planet is to encourage young people to stand in their magnificence and to inspire future generations to use their innate intelligence and creativity to create a better future via science and space exploration. Janet Ivey is a tireless advocate for children and has mentored countless young people all over the world. Janet's mission has and always will be to enrich the lives of children via art and science, multi-media education, and intelligent, informative AWE (Art, Wonder, and Experiential) infused programming that focuses on space exploration.

For more information about Janet's Planet visit www.janetsplanet.org and www.janetsplanet.com, or contact Janet Ivey at or 615-415-9785.
Facebook: Janet's Planet
Twitter: Janet's Planet
YouTube: JanetsPlanetOfficial
Instagram: JanetsPlanetOfficial

And to learn more about the National Space Society or to become a member visit, http://www.nss.org/

To learn more and participate in the NSS Enterprise In Space visit,
http://www.enterpriseinspace.org/

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About National Space Society (NSS)
NSS is an independent non-profit educational membership organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen's voice on space, with over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. The Society publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space.

About Janet's Planet

Janet's Planet is an award-winning children's educational television program geared for six to 11-year-olds. Created in 2000 by founder and host Janet Ivey, the program currently airs as short episodes on more than 140 public television stations nationwide. The show's unique, innovative and interactive approach makes science fun and accessible, engaging children and inspiring them to learn more about the universe. Janet's Planet has been awarded five Gracie Allen Awards and 12 Mid-South Emmy Awards since its debut.

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