Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
See images your eyes wouldn’t normally be able to see, and learn about what these images can teach you.
The Planetary Society is resuming in-person events for our members. Here's a brief look back at some of our recent events.
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.
An update on The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 mission, which launched in 2015.
Brief updates on what the latest Shoemaker NEO grant winners have been working on.
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
We are excited to announce a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for our Science and Technology Empowered by the Public (STEP) Grants.
Space exploration comes at a cost, but the investment is always worthwhile.
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.
Discover how we use light to look for signs of life beyond Earth, and meet the newest batch of Planetary Society-funded asteroid hunters.
More funds than ever before support the work of asteroid hunters from around the world.
An interview with Charlene Anderson, who served as editor of The Planetary Report from 1980 to 2012.
Results from your votes for the best of planetary science and exploration in 2021.
The values that have driven space exploration since its beginnings are still going strong today.
Take a look at some of Earth’s epic impact craters, and learn what we’re doing to ensure they’re our last.
The prestigious Washington, D.C. institution will display two models of LightSail 2, which is continuing to demonstrate flight by light in Earth orbit.
Almost 30 months after liftoff, the mission continues to help prepare for the next generation of solar sail missions.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
This week we're all about the rocky planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.