Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Whether it’s a mission, a policy decision, or an individual person, sometimes all it takes is one thing to change the way we explore.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first-ever entirely civilian mission — Inspiration4 — into Earth orbit.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
The last time was a test. This time it was for real. SpaceX successfully launched 4 astronauts to the International Space Station on 15 November 2020.
Watching SpaceX's incredible feats, you might wonder whether we need NASA. But in reality the organizations do very different things and rely on each other for success.