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The Cosmos has so many gifts to give us, from awe-inspiring images to fascinating discoveries. We’ve got our own set of gifts to recommend too.
A review of the results The Planetary Society achieved in 2022 thanks to the support of our members.
The perfect presents for the space enthusiasts in your life, hand-picked by our staff and other space fans.
Divided control of Congress could slow the pace of space.
Artemis I is on its way to the Moon, Planetary Academy is here to inspire your kids, and LightSail 2 has come down.
The three-and-a-half-year solar sailing mission showed LightSail 2 could change its orbit with sunlight alone.
Despite several setbacks and delays, NASA's Artemis I mission successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 16, 2022.
Our lifetime love of space exploration can start when we are very young. And so, we have developed The Planetary Academy, a 100% space-related membership created for kids 9 years old and younger.
After 3.5 years, 18,000 orbits of the Earth, and 8 million kilometers (5 million miles) traveled, The Planetary Society’s successful LightSail 2 solar sail spacecraft will burn up as it reenters the Earth’s atmosphere in the next few days.
NASA's Space Launch System rocket is sending the Orion crew capsule to the Moon and back.
Reflecting on Carl Sagan’s influence on this pale blue dot we call Earth.
Inside the Venus Volcano Imaging and Climate Explorer (VOICE) proposal, which appears to be gaining momentum.
Get ready for a total lunar eclipse and pick your favorites from this year in space.
Stunning views of Europa and the Eagle Nebula headline our roundup of space images released last month.
An especially spooky Halloween edition of The Downlink.
After 20 years at the helm, our friend and colleague Mat Kaplan is retiring as the host of Planetary Radio. The good news is the show will be in excellent hands after Mat’s departure. We can finally announce Planetary Radio’s new host is Sarah Al-Ahmed.
Mars used to have oceans, lakes, and rivers. Where did the water go, how much is left, and how can we use it for science and exploration?
New stars are being born, new missions are being conceived, and new discoveries are being made all the time.
Here are some livestreams to save so you can watch rocket launch feeds, space station broadcasts off-Earth, and other space-related activities in real-time.
The future is looking brighter thanks to a proven asteroid deflection technique and an array of visionary ideas for space exploration innovation.