Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
The newest issue of The Planetary Report takes a look at the James Webb Space Telescope and what it will teach us about the cosmos.
Theoretical work in SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, is dominated by two key concepts: the Fermi paradox and the Drake equation.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first-ever entirely civilian mission — Inspiration4 — into Earth orbit.
It's time to look beyond 2024.
Members helped us send letters to the U.S. Congress asking for increased funding for NASA's planetary defense efforts.
Webb is the largest, most powerful, most complex and most expensive space telescope ever built.
How space advocates came to the rescue of the Hubble Space Telescope in 2004.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
A toolkit to help you advocate for the value of exploring space even when there are important problems to be solved here on Earth.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Planetary protection means protecting other worlds from Earthly microbes and containing possible microbes that sample return missions might bring back to Earth.
The ongoing hunt for Earth-like worlds, especially over the next few decades, hopes to illuminate how ordinary and extraordinary our planet may be.
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
Spacecraft need power to reach the dark, dusty, distant locales of our solar system. Safe, non-weapons-grade plutonium-238 provides that power when solar energy can't cut it.
The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is going strong and still making history.
Mars via the nuclear option.
10 years after launching, Juno is still showing us Jupiter’s stunning beauty.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that introduced Moon buggies to the world, and catch up on this week’s space news.
New research says methane levels detected in the plumes of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, might point to a habitable world.