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China’s Zhurong Mars rover snaps a selfie and gets a bird’s-eye-view pic from above, and asteroid hunters of all kinds look out for dangerous rocks.
This November, NASA will launch the world’s first mission to test a method of deflecting an asteroid.
What two famous 1998 asteroid movies got right and wrong.
Our annual Day of Action set up virtual meetings between 145 members and their congressional representatives and staffers.
Venus is an intimidating destination for spacecraft, and we’re pretty sure Earth hasn’t yet been a destination for aliens.
It's important to consider explanations that don't involve large conspiracies or require our understanding of physics to be wrong.
NASA's new budget says "yes".
Here's what NASA's upcoming Venus missions — DAVINCI+ and VERITAS — hope to uncover.
Look at eclipses from the perspective of Earth, the Moon, and beyond. Plus catch up on the week’s space news.
This is the 2nd-largest budget proposal for the space agency in 25 years. It embraces a broad set of NASA programs, including Artemis to the Moon, important science initiatives, and a healthy space technology effort.
As the spacecraft prepares to embark on its extended mission, here are some of the most captivating images of Jupiter from NASA's Juno probe so far.
The Planetary Society congratulates the Government of Canada on a new series of investments in science and exploration at the Moon.
From solar storms to underwater volcanoes and asteroid close calls, catch up on what’s scary and beautiful this week in space.
Find out what a super blood Moon is, and celebrate a milestone in Mars exploration.
A spacecraft leaves one asteroid as planetary defense experts turn to others.
Is this the end of stagnation in human spaceflight?
Elon Musk and SpaceX are sending a spacecraft to the Moon that has been paid entirely in Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a meme.
Don’t leave it up to cosmic fate; take action right now to defend our planet from dangerous impacts.
Space lawyers explain what happens if an object from something like debris from a rocket causes damage or harm.
As NASA's Juno spacecraft prepares for its extended mission, it’s worth taking a look back at why Jupiter’s lightning remains one of the planet's most fascinating enigmas.