Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
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.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
A toolkit to help you advocate for the value of exploring space even when there are important problems to be solved here on Earth.
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.
The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is going strong and still making history.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that introduced Moon buggies to the world, and catch up on this week’s space news.
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.
Squid, mice, and stuffed animals may seem like Earthlings, but this week they’re coming to you from space.
Two years after launch, The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft is still solar sailing and paving the way for future missions.
Find out what a super blood Moon is, and celebrate a milestone in Mars exploration.