Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Turn your minds to the moons of our solar system, the missions to explore them, and the awe they inspire in us.
How did our solar system come to be? Why are the planets, asteroids, comets, and other small worlds where they are now?
China plans to select one of two Jupiter mission concepts that would launch in 2029 and arrive in 2035.
Take a look at space image processing, and try it yourself. Plus, catch up on the week’s space news.
Explore space art created by members of The Planetary Society’s community, and learn about a possible alien signal.
Look back on the year’s accomplishments and enjoy the beauty of the cosmos.
There's still time to get outside and see Jupiter and Saturn together in the evening sky.
Planetary Society priorities, including Mars Sample Return and the Roman Space Telescope, were funded by Congress in its NASA budget. But Project Artemis's human landing system received only a fraction of its requested amount, pushing a return to the Moon further into the 2020s.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, so here are the reasons why there may or may not be aliens in our cosmic backyard.
Everything you need to know about Saturn and Jupiter’s upcoming conjunction, and more from this week in space exploration.
A space telescope that would find thousands of potential "city-killer" size asteroids was abruptly delayed due to unspecified and unrelated funding issues within NASA's science division.
Two colorful calibration targets will help scientists measure what the Perseverance rover sees on Mars.
We're celebrating a congressional nod, PlanetVac's upcoming trip to the Moon and Mars, and more.
These pictures helped us find hope and perseverance during a tough year on planet Earth.
Hayabusa2 brings its sample safely to Earth, and the Geminids meteor shower approaches.
Bruce Betts and Sarah Al-Ahmed provided a guide to all total solar eclipses through the end of the 2020s, with dates and locations.
Results from your votes for the best of planetary science and exploration in 2020.
Bringing samples of the Moon and Ryugu to Earth, and mourning further damage to the Arecibo Observatory.
Say hello to a new lunar sample return mission and farewell to a long-lived radio observatory. Plus, celebrate 18 years of Planetary Radio.
What can you see on the Moon tonight? This guide from The Planetary Society will help you identify some features.
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