Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Terminators abound this week in space, and we’ll be back to Mars if NASA gets the budget it needs.
The House has yet to weigh in. And much can still happen before this threat is realized.
What's going on with Mars Sample Return?
What the debt limit deal means for NASA.
NASA's planetary budget is historically high, but it's still beset by challenges.
Meet the Solar System’s five official dwarf planets, celebrate two major launches, and find out why planets sometimes seem to go backwards across the sky.
Detailed Mars maps, insights into the Venusian surface, and views of Uranian rings all have one thing in common: they don’t happen without public support for space.
The changing fortunes of planetary defense.
In a joint effort led by The Planetary Society, major organizations and academic institutions are calling on Congress to save the Venus Emissivity, Radio science, InSAR, Topography And Spectroscopy (VERITAS) mission by establishing a 2029 launch date, a 2-year delay from the original baseline schedule.
A planet shows its pole, another shows possible volcanic activity, and the Moon keeps surprising us with more water.
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.
The requested $27.2 billion would keep all major human and robotic initiatives going forward, though most of it would be offset by inflation.
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
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.
Celebrate the December solstice, be thankful you’re not on Triton, and say goodbye to the InSight Mars lander.
After nearly two decades of consideration, NASA made a formal commitment to NEO Surveyor, an asteroid-hunting space telescope.
The ISS partnership remains stable...for now.
The robotic explorers of our Cosmos are truly impressive, as showcased by several spacecraft this week.
The National Space Society and The Planetary Society jointly argue for funding the asteroid-hunting NEO Surveyor mission.