Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Humans have left many objects throughout space — whether it's archaeology or simply littering is up for debate.
Celebrate 61 years of humans in space, and take a look at the latest news from our exploration of the cosmos.
While NASA will launch Dragonfly later this decade to Titan, another potentially habitable moon of Saturn, no space agency is currently funding a mission to Enceladus.
Intriguing moons that may hide water beneath their surfaces, and what it takes to visit them.
Ocean worlds are among the best candidates to search for life.
Space exploration is at its core an optimistic, peaceful and cooperative endeavor. This week we look at some reminders of that spirit of exploration.
NASA’s Voyager missions provided an unprecedented glimpse into the outer solar system.
Space is even more spectacular when you can see beyond what the eye can behold.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has some intriguing features: snow, ice, geysers, stripes and much more, all waiting to be further explored.
Earth isn't the only planet with snow. From Io to Enceladus, here's where snow can be found in our solar system.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
An up-close look at volcanoes in space and how they differ from those on Earth.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
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.
New research says methane levels detected in the plumes of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, might point to a habitable world.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
NASA's Dragonfly dual-quadcopter will carry a suite of instruments designed to analyze the surface of Saturn's moon, Titan.
When we look at our planet, look for life, or direct a rover to look at itself, we see ourselves in new ways.