with Jason Davis
Jason Davis is a digital editor for The Planetary Society. He writes about the world's space exploration missions and the Society's science and technology projects.
• February 21, 2019
Touchdown occurred at about 22:49 UTC on 21 February, and the spacecraft is healthy.
• February 19, 2019
More than 4 years after launch and a half year surveying asteroid Ryugu, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft is ready for sample collection.
• February 18, 2019
Launch day is almost here for the small lunar lander built by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL.
• February 05, 2019
NASA says it does not expect to receive any more transmissions from the MarCO CubeSats that accompanied Insight to Mars last year.
• January 30, 2019
The team has yet to find a Bennu sample site that matches their pre-arrival expectations, meaning their plans will probably have to change.
• January 22, 2019
Launch is currently set for 19 February, and Beresheet will spend two months traveling to the Moon ahead of touchdown in April.
• January 18, 2019
The work builds on a Planetary Society-sponsored test and paves the way for an ambitious expedition in Greenland this year.
• January 16, 2019
Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft will try to collect a sample from asteroid Ryugu during the week of 18 February, mission officials said during a press briefing last week.
• January 11, 2019
Everything is going well 9 days after China's Chang'e-4 mission made a historic landing on the far side of the Moon, the country's space program said today.
• January 03, 2019
The rover is named Yutu-2, China's space agency announced.
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