Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
Exploration is teaching us a lot about the cosmos, and a lot about how much we still don’t know.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is going strong and still making history.
When we look at our planet, look for life, or direct a rover to look at itself, we see ourselves in new ways.
A spacecraft leaves one asteroid as planetary defense experts turn to others.
How did our solar system come to be? Why are the planets, asteroids, comets, and other small worlds where they are now?
Explore space art created by members of The Planetary Society’s community, and learn about a possible alien signal.
Everything you need to know about Saturn and Jupiter’s upcoming conjunction, and more from this week in space exploration.
Hayabusa2 brings its sample safely to Earth, and the Geminids meteor shower approaches.
Bringing samples of the Moon and Ryugu to Earth, and mourning further damage to the Arecibo Observatory.
Arecibo helped us explore the cosmos and our solar system, search for life, and defend Earth from potentially dangerous asteroids.
All the wonders that the cosmos offered up this week, plus news about NASA’s leadership and an exciting launch.
Even Sagan would be amazed by multitudes we now know our cosmos may hold. Learn more, plus get your scoop on the week’s space news.
Catch up on news from across the ghoul-axy and beyond.
Get the full scoop on Bennu and Venus, and get yourself the most cosmic face mask out there.
Get ready for OSIRIS-REx’s upcoming sample collection and share your gift ideas for space lovers.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx successfully collected a sample from asteroid Bennu on 20 October 2020.
Explore exciting news in the search for life beyond Earth, and take a trip down memory lane with our co-founder.