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A Martian explorer hunkers down for winter and a planet’s haze is explained.
Distant robots run into problems, and distant worlds hold onto secrets — for now.
From gas orbiting a supermassive black hole to asteroids orbiting near the Earth, sometimes the vastness of space can feel a bit tight.
There’s no limit to what a community of like-minded space enthusiasts, advocates and even famous luminaries can achieve when we all work together.
Gear up for a mission to a metallic world and catch up on the latest in space news.
Humans have left many objects throughout space — whether it's archaeology or simply littering is up for debate.
Space exploration comes at a cost, but the investment is always worthwhile.
Explore the two-faced Moon and meet two new projects paving the way for the future of space science.
Space exploration is at its core an optimistic, peaceful and cooperative endeavor. This week we look at some reminders of that spirit of exploration.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has some intriguing features: snow, ice, geysers, stripes and much more, all waiting to be further explored.
Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
From a space station cemetery to a super-resilient spacecraft, the feats of human ingenuity that make space exploration possible are the stuff of science fiction dreams.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
With space missions like JWST and Voyager, decades of development yield decades of discovery.
An up-close look at volcanoes in space and how they differ from those on Earth.
The realities of space go beyond what we can see, and perhaps even beyond what we can imagine.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
This week we're all about the rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
The surface of Mars can teach us about its history and, with the right imaging techniques, conjure flashbacks of 60s psychedelia.
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.