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115 members of The Planetary Society from 33 states met with 161 congressional offices to support space science and exploration in 2022.
Space exploration is at its core an optimistic, peaceful and cooperative endeavor. This week we look at some reminders of that spirit of exploration.
People like you need to take action to defend our planet from asteroid impacts.
Is it time NASA sent an orbiter to study the other blue planet in our solar system? Proposals for missions to study the ice giant planet Neptune and its mysterious moon Triton have been on NASA’s to-do list for over a decade, but until now nothing has happened.
A look at record-breaking missions, worlds and feats of exploration.
The telescope that ate astronomy is now feasting on photons.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has some intriguing features: snow, ice, geysers, stripes and much more, all waiting to be further explored.
It's the most effective way to advocate for space. It also connects members of The Planetary Society with shared dreams for the future.
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.
What I'm watching for in 2022.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
A comet, an eclipse, a meteor shower, and planets... all are amazing reasons to look up at the night skies.
Space policy is an expression of national policy.
This week we take a look at some of the amazing Mars exploration being conducted, and celebrate the highlights of space in 2021.
A massive space telescope to search for signs of life on hundreds of Earth-like exoplanets is the official recommendation of the U.S. astronomy community.
The values that have driven space exploration since its beginnings are still going strong today.
Take a look at some of Earth’s epic impact craters, and learn what we’re doing to ensure they’re our last.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
A new era for planetary defense.
In celebration of Halloween, take a terrifying tour through our creepy cosmos.