Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Looking back at an amazing year in space, here on Earth and beyond.
With space missions like JWST and Voyager, decades of development yield decades of discovery.
JWST interdisciplinary scientist Heidi Hammel explains why it will take six months for the telescope's first images to emerge.
Our host star takes center stage, and JWST demands a little more patience.
NASA’s long-awaited, greatly anticipated observatory has blasted off on a mission to revolutionize our understanding of the cosmos.
The values that have driven space exploration since its beginnings are still going strong today.
In celebration of Halloween, take a terrifying tour through our creepy cosmos.
Find annual expenditures, charts, and comparisons for NASA's expenditures on the James Webb Space Telescope, including contributions from the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency over the same period.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
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.
Webb is the largest, most powerful, most complex and most expensive space telescope ever built.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Jupiter’s cyclones are beautiful, and the Sun’s storms and flares are a little bit scary.
Listen to the sounds of the Whirlpool Galaxy and look back at our earliest picture of it.
See images of the cosmos that reflect fascinating features of worlds and stars, and take action to advance exploration.
Look back on the year’s accomplishments and enjoy the beauty of the cosmos.
Looking back into space and time, and looking forward to mission milestones and new endeavors. All this and more in your weekly space digest.
The James Webb Space Telescope will miss its target launch date and cost more money than expected, NASA announced.
Europa may get a mission...eventually. We give our first take on the 2015 NASA Budget request. How does Planetary Exploration fare? Which projects were cancelled? Will NASA capture an asteroid? And most importantly, what can you do about it?