Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is going strong and still making history.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that introduced Moon buggies to the world, and catch up on this week’s space news.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
Squid, mice, and stuffed animals may seem like Earthlings, but this week they’re coming to you from space.
Two years after launch, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft is still solar sailing and paving the way for future missions.
NEA Scout will visit a near-Earth asteroid and Solar Cruiser will test the largest solar sail yet.
Learn about planetary protection for exploring other worlds and get caught up on the week’s space news.
Looking back into space and time, and looking forward to mission milestones and new endeavors. All this and more in your weekly space digest.
One year after launch, The Planetary Society’s solar sail spacecraft is embarking on an extended mission dedicated to further advancing solar sailing technology.
Images from around the globe, plus some night pictures and the spacecraft's solar panels.