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NASA's first mission to Venus in decades is in danger. This is why VERITAS is worth saving.
In a joint effort led by The Planetary Society, major organizations and academic institutions are calling on Congress to save the Venus Emissivity, Radio science, InSAR, Topography And Spectroscopy (VERITAS) mission by establishing a 2029 launch date, a 2-year delay from the original baseline schedule.
A planet shows its pole, another shows possible volcanic activity, and the Moon keeps surprising us with more water.
New discoveries from Ryugu, material heading our way from Bennu, and anticipation for a mission to Psyche.
Learn all about the possible volcanic activity found on Venus, the facts about a hyped-up near-Earth asteroid, Jupiter’s newest moons, and what space images sound like.
The requested $27.2 billion would keep all major human and robotic initiatives going forward, though most of it would be offset by inflation.
If public space agencies don't settle space, who will? And what values will they carry with them?
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
An old image of Mars drives scientific questions today, moons and mini asteroids fuel fascination, and an unexpected ursine figure shows itself.
The new cislunar national strategy suggests a new level of maturity for our coming lunar decade.
Congressional turmoil is a troubling sign for NASA's next budget.
Our new list of Space Life Goals will help inspire your passion for space. Catch up on this week’s space news, and tick off a few goals while you’re at it.
Celebrate the December solstice, be thankful you’re not on Triton, and say goodbye to the InSight Mars lander.
This week we have images snapped the old-fashioned and cutting-edge ways, creative ways of thinking about exploration, and artwork that expresses the beauty of it all.
Looking back on our advocacy goals in 2022.
After nearly two decades of consideration, NASA made a formal commitment to NEO Surveyor, an asteroid-hunting space telescope.
Celebrating 50 years of Apollo 17, the last crewed mission to the Moon.
With anniversaries come reflections, and there’s a lot to look back on in the history of space.
In 2021, NASA supported an estimated 339,645 jobs across the United States. A new report details the astounding economic benefits of the space agency in every state.