Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
When we look at our planet, look for life, or direct a rover to look at itself, we see ourselves in new ways.
Commercial crew is a partnership between NASA and private industry to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station and create a new market for humans in space.
Squid, mice, and stuffed animals may seem like Earthlings, but this week they’re coming to you from space.
China’s Zhurong Mars rover snaps a selfie and gets a bird’s-eye-view pic from above, and asteroid hunters of all kinds look out for dangerous rocks.
Venus is an intimidating destination for spacecraft, and we’re pretty sure Earth hasn’t yet been a destination for aliens.
Find out what a super blood Moon is, and celebrate a milestone in Mars exploration.
A spacecraft leaves one asteroid as planetary defense experts turn to others.
Don’t leave it up to cosmic fate; take action right now to defend our planet from dangerous impacts.
Ingenuity flies on Mars and a NASA-SpaceX partnership paves the way for humans to get there too.
See images of the cosmos that reflect fascinating features of worlds and stars, and take action to advance exploration.
Witness the Mars rover’s dramatic landing from every angle, and help make more exploration like this happen.
Just how big is the International Space Station? See for yourself, and catch up on this week’s space news.
Take a look at space image processing, and try it yourself. Plus, catch up on the week’s space news.
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.
Take a look back at the exciting first crewed flight of NASA's Commercial Crew program.
The extent of the accident is unclear, but a plume of orange smoke was visible from miles away.
The spacecraft completed a successful test flight with splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean on 8 March 2019 at 08:45 EST (13:45 UTC).
Docking occurred slightly ahead of schedule at 5:51 EST (10:51 UTC).
SpaceX's Crew Dragon has successfully launched on its maiden voyage! It will dock with the ISS tomorrow.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to blast off for a 6-day, uncrewed test flight on 2 March at 02:49 EST (07:49 UTC).