Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
From searching for life to training for spaceflight, water is an essential part of space exploration.
From Saturn’s magnificent rings to Mercury’s surface dings, this week brings great new images and science from across the Solar System.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
When searching for extraterrestrial life, we have to base our hunt on what we know about life on our own planet. This may seem limiting, but there's a lot we can learn from the astonishingly diverse lifeforms we have here on Earth.
A brief guide to eight of our Solar System's most fascinating and scientifically promising moons.
Saturn continues to surprise as scientists comb through 13 years of Cassini data.
Celebrate 61 years of humans in space, and take a look at the latest news from our exploration of the cosmos.
While NASA will launch Dragonfly later this decade to Titan, another potentially habitable moon of Saturn, no space agency is currently funding a mission to Enceladus.
Intriguing moons that may hide water beneath their surfaces, and what it takes to visit them.
Ocean worlds are among the best candidates to search for life.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has some intriguing features: snow, ice, geysers, stripes and much more, all waiting to be further explored.
Earth isn't the only planet with snow. From Io to Enceladus, here's where snow can be found in our solar system.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
An up-close look at volcanoes in space and how they differ from those on Earth.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
New research says methane levels detected in the plumes of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, might point to a habitable world.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
A team of scientists are pitching NASA a mission that would sample Enceladus' plumes from orbit and the surface.