Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
From a space station cemetery to a super-resilient spacecraft, the feats of human ingenuity that make space exploration possible are the stuff of science fiction dreams.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Our host star takes center stage, and JWST demands a little more patience.
A comet, an eclipse, a meteor shower, and planets... all are amazing reasons to look up at the night skies.
This week we take a look at some of the amazing Mars exploration being conducted, and celebrate the highlights of space in 2021.
The values that have driven space exploration since its beginnings are still going strong today.
Looking at where you came from, and seeking your opinions.
In celebration of Halloween, take a terrifying tour through our creepy cosmos.
The realities of space go beyond what we can see, and perhaps even beyond what we can imagine.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
This week we're all about the rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
The newest issue of The Planetary Report takes a look at the James Webb Space Telescope and what it will teach us about the cosmos.
What can we learn from patterns in the Martian sands? And what’s that Earth-like planet over there?
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
10 years after launching, Juno is still showing us Jupiter’s stunning beauty.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
Reminisce about the influential Viking missions, picture seeing your all-time favorites on your wall, and get excited for what’s to come.
Jupiter’s cyclones are beautiful, and the Sun’s storms and flares are a little bit scary.
When we look at our planet, look for life, or direct a rover to look at itself, we see ourselves in new ways.