Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
What two famous 1998 asteroid movies got right and wrong.
This November, NASA will launch the world’s first mission to test a method of deflecting an asteroid.
Look at eclipses from the perspective of Earth, the Moon, and beyond. Plus catch up on the week’s space news.
From solar storms to underwater volcanoes and asteroid close calls, catch up on what’s scary and beautiful this week in space.
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.
Remembering a space pioneer and seeing a rover from a whole new perspective.
We check in our last round of grant winners, who are helping to defend Earth from dangerous asteroids.
Ingenuity flies on Mars and a NASA-SpaceX partnership paves the way for humans to get there too.
Listen to the sounds of the Whirlpool Galaxy and look back at our earliest picture of it.
Everything you need to know about Saturn and Jupiter’s upcoming conjunction, and more from this week in space exploration.
A space telescope that would find thousands of potential "city-killer" size asteroids was abruptly delayed due to unspecified and unrelated funding issues within NASA's science division.
Hayabusa2 brings its sample safely to Earth, and the Geminids meteor shower approaches.
Arecibo helped us explore the cosmos and our solar system, search for life, and defend Earth from potentially dangerous asteroids.
The kilometer-wide object won't hit Earth, but would cause global-scale devastation if it did.
From dust devils and craters on the Martian surface to spots on the Sun, we’re taking a look at everything new and exciting in space science and exploration this week.
Get an update on the latest in space exploration, and find out how you can help defend the Earth from asteroid impacts.
Gear up for Asteroid Day on 30 June, explore the latest issue of The Planetary Report, and get your fill of space news for the week.
Defending the planet from the hazard of potential asteroid impacts requires investments from the whole world. In Europe, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Union both support work to understand and mitigate the threats from near-Earth objects.