Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
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.
We check in our last round of grant winners, who are helping to defend Earth from dangerous asteroids.
Witness the Mars rover’s dramatic landing from every angle, and help make more exploration like this happen.
Take a look at distant worlds, far-out views of the cosmos, and even some remote possibilities with this week’s scoop on space news and solar system history.
NEA Scout will visit a near-Earth asteroid and Solar Cruiser will test the largest solar sail yet.
These pictures helped us find hope and perseverance during a tough year on planet Earth.
Two colorful calibration targets will help scientists measure what the Perseverance rover sees on Mars.