Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
A total solar eclipse and the launch of Europa Clipper are on our list of cosmic events to get excited about this year.
Cameras on our space probes act as proxies for our own eyes, but what they see isn't necessarily what our eyes would see.
The aging complex will be replaced by commercially operated space stations, and deorbited as soon as 2030.
An interview with Scott Pace about the Moon’s role in internationally cooperative human space exploration.
Mars has storms of dust, while Saturn pours down ammonia rain. Here on Earth, we passed through a debris tail to get a special kind of shower.
Terminators abound this week in space, and we’ll be back to Mars if NASA gets the budget it needs.
An unusual lunar feature, Saturn’s shining rings, and Mars’ complex gullies.
Take a look at some of our favorite recent space images and learn about an express mission to Mars.
The real science of aliens, the policy implications of ET, and new views of worlds beyond our own.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
We’re always learning more about the worlds of the outer Solar System, and even those beyond.
The Soyuz spacecraft have been helping humans get to and from space for decades, but that’s nothing compared to the billions of years that microorganisms have been making life on Earth possible.
VERITAS would peer through Venus’ clouds to study its surface like never before, but it needs your help.
New discoveries from Ryugu, material heading our way from Bennu, and anticipation for a mission to Psyche.
Learn all about the possible volcanic activity found on Venus, the facts about a hyped-up near-Earth asteroid, Jupiter’s newest moons, and what space images sound like.
Curiosity captures crepuscular rays on Mars, a new member community launches, and solar sailing takes exploration into the future.
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
This week’s roundup of space news and exploration inspiration will leave you seeing red (in the best way possible).
A sample depot on Mars and a stunning green comet top this month's space highlights.
Seeing more with infrared cameras, radar telescopes, and good old-fashioned artistic instincts.