Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Would you like some salty water with your space salad?
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
Way out there
We’re always learning more about the worlds of the outer Solar System, and even those beyond.
Never let a rock sneak up on you
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
Red hot space
This week’s roundup of space news and exploration inspiration will leave you seeing red (in the best way possible).
Weaving together a picture of the Cosmos
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
Frost happens throughout the Solar System, creating beautiful views. Learn why and check out the latest in space news.
Worthy goals for a lifelong love of space
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.
A long night, and “so long!” to InSight
Celebrate the December solstice, be thankful you’re not on Triton, and say goodbye to the InSight Mars lander.
Capturing the Cosmos
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.
Launching and descending
Artemis I is on its way to the Moon, Planetary Academy is here to inspire your kids, and LightSail 2 has come down.
New wonders to behold
New stars are being born, new missions are being conceived, and new discoveries are being made all the time.
Look and see
New views of Europa, favorite sights from JWST, looking at the Cosmos from the air, and other ways to visually soak up our Universe.
Brighten up your day
JWST captures more astonishing images and insights, and DART gets ready for impact.
Outer worlds and outstanding science
Uranus is way out there, beckoning us to visit. And Cassini is the mission that won’t quit, even years after burning up.
It’s a team effort
Robots, scientists, citizens, and artists team up to explore the Cosmos in this week’s Downlink.
Sights beyond the visible
See images your eyes wouldn’t normally be able to see, and learn about what these images can teach you.
Planets are beautiful and fascinating enough on their own, but there’s no denying that moons and rings add a little something special.
Persevering through it all
Exploration will always face setbacks, but this week’s Downlink reminds us of the impressive human ability to persevere.
First steps and big leaps
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
A hazy shade of winter
A Martian explorer hunkers down for winter and a planet’s haze is explained.