Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Is there life on Venus? Was our planetary neighbor ever inhabited? Here are the answers to your most pressing questions about the possibility of alien life on Venus.
An unusual lunar feature, Saturn’s shining rings, and Mars’ complex gullies.
The House has yet to weigh in. And much can still happen before this threat is realized.
Take a look at some of our favorite recent space images and learn about an express mission to Mars.
What's going on with Mars Sample Return?
Astronomers around the world are working to protect the Earth from asteroid impacts, with the help of Planetary Society members and donors.
NASA's biggest science project is undergoing an unprecedented second independent review amidst growing cost estimates and daunting technical and managerial challenges.
Meet the latest round of winners in The Planetary Society's Shoemaker Near-Earth Object (NEO) grant program, which funds astronomers around the world in their efforts to find, track, and characterize near-Earth asteroids.
From Saturn’s magnificent rings to Mercury’s surface dings, this week brings great new images and science from across the Solar System.
Recent University of Pittsburgh graduate Ariel Barreiro is joining The Planetary Society for a summer fellowship through the Zed Factor Fellowship program. She shares her thoughts about space, careers, and working with The Planetary Society in this interview.
We asked three Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO grant winners for tips on how to assemble your own planetary defense observatory.
This week in space: Mars days almost match up with ours, and light and molecules are created by distant stars.
The Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO Grant winner learned from his mother and grandfather, while also forging his own path.
What the debt limit deal means for NASA.
Meet our second round of STEP Grant winners!
The OSIRIS-REx team explains the journey home.
How OSIRIS-REx’s samples build upon our knowledge of asteroids and the early Solar System.
The real science of aliens, the policy implications of ET, and new views of worlds beyond our own.
An exploration of whether aliens are out there, what kind of extraterrestrial life is most likely to exist, and how we're looking for it.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.