Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
With so many asteroids out there, it’s up to us to defend our planet from impacts. Find out how you can make a difference.
Brief updates on what the latest Shoemaker NEO grant winners have been working on.
Exploration will always face setbacks, but this week’s Downlink reminds us of the impressive human ability to persevere.
The National Space Society and The Planetary Society jointly argue for funding the asteroid-hunting NEO Surveyor mission.
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
NASA's proposal to slash funding for NEO Surveyor highlights the lessons unlearned after COVID.
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.
From gas orbiting a supermassive black hole to asteroids orbiting near the Earth, sometimes the vastness of space can feel a bit tight.
The chances of large impacts from asteroids and near-Earth objects capable of causing widespread damage on Earth are small — but they aren’t zero.
Gear up for a mission to a metallic world and catch up on the latest in space news.
Celebrate 61 years of humans in space, and take a look at the latest news from our exploration of the cosmos.
Explore the two-faced Moon and meet two new projects paving the way for the future of space science.
The new STEP Grants program is designed to regularly compete a significant portion of The Planetary Society’s science and technology portfolio.
People like you need to take action to defend our planet from asteroid impacts.
More funds than ever before support the work of asteroid hunters from around the world.
Space is even more spectacular when you can see beyond what the eye can behold.
Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
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.