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Planets are beautiful and fascinating enough on their own, but there’s no denying that moons and rings add a little something special.
The mission proposal calls for nuclear fission power. Breakthroughs would boost China’s overall exploration capabilities.
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
A Martian explorer hunkers down for winter and a planet’s haze is explained.
Here is what we know about the capabilities and technologies China is considering developing in the near future for near-Earth object monitoring, cataloging, early warning and response.
A future with more of our strengths and fewer of our weaknesses.
This week we're all about the rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
Look at eclipses from the perspective of Earth, the Moon, and beyond. Plus catch up on the week’s space news.
The Planetary Society congratulates the Government of Canada on a new series of investments in science and exploration at the Moon.
Space lawyers explain what happens if an object from something like debris from a rocket causes damage or harm.
The Planetary Society submitted these recommendations in response to the Canadian Space Agency's call for input on the future directions of Canada's space exploration activities.
China plans to select one of two Jupiter mission concepts that would launch in 2029 and arrive in 2035.
ESA has committed to continuing its ExoMars programme and participation with the International Space Station, but cut funding for its Asteroid Impact Mission.
This morning's launch of an uncrewed Russian Progress cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station went awry. Following a third-stage failure, the vehicle reentered Earth's atmosphere and broke apart over southern Siberia in Russia.
In September, the European Space Agency gathered 2,000 people around the continent to discuss their future in space.
The European Space Agency invited me to join Mars Express project scientist Olivier Witasse, and spacecraft oeprations manager Michel Denis for a Hangout on Europe's recent and future exploration of Mars and Phobos.
The European Space Agency will announce two major science missions this November, one of which is likely to be devoted to solar system exploration.