Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
In September, the second edition of European Rover Challenge (ERC)—the biggest space and robotics event in Europe—took place in Poland. Who took home the top spot?
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will accept The Planetary Society’s Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science in Pasadena, California on October 24, 2015.
Learn all about a sustainable, affordable path to get humans to the Red Planet—a path that goes through Mars orbit and Phobos.
Last weekend Imgur hosted a weekend camp for their members and invited Merc Boyan to come out and talk about space and The Society!
It's really happening. We're leaving our home of five years on South Grand and heading to our new home just two miles east on South Los Robles.
Volunteer Network Coordinator Kate Howells reports on our first time participating in New York City's enormous Earth Day celebration.
The One Earth Message Project is going to send a message to the stars, and we invite members of the Planetary Society to join us in this historic endeavor.
The Planetary Society Operations Assistant Whitney Pratz reports from the National Science Teacher Association Conference and on the development of our youth education and outreach program, Planetary Kids.
A new advocacy initiative for the Society: let's get humans to Mars.
Planetary Society Media Producer Merc Boyan presents our new video resource.
As excited as we are to jump into 2015, I want to take time to reflect on the year coming to a close and applaud all that we’ve accomplished working together.
In San Francisco, in an annual tradition, more than 20,000 geologists are descending on the Moscone Center. I'll be attending #AGU14 this week, but you can also watch press briefings and many of the sessions online.
I am happy to announce a new call for proposals for The Planetary Society’s Gene Shoemaker Near Earth Object (NEO) grant program. Proposals are due Feb. 2, 2015.
The Planetary Society will be well-represented at next week's Division for Planetary Sciences meeting in Tucson, Ariz.
On October 17-19, 2014, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory on the University of Arizona campus hosted the second annual Art of Planetary Science exhibition. This exhibition featured works of art inspired by the solar system, alongside works by scientists created from their scientific data.
The nucleus of comet Siding Spring passes close by Mars on Sunday, October 19, at 18:27 UTC. Here are links to webcasts and websites that should have updates throughout the encounter.
NASA's immense reference collection got a makeover at its Washington, D.C. location recently. Jason Callahan gives you a glimpse behind the scenes as guests made their way into the new rooms while enjoying good conversation and, of course, Moon Pies.
I’m excited to report some big news on The Planetary Society’s LightSail project: actual launch dates on actual launch vehicles!
We hope you can be with us as we make a major announcement about our solar sail spacecraft, LightSail 1.