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Take a look at some of our favorite recent space images and learn about an express mission to Mars.
Astronomers around the world are working to protect the Earth from asteroid impacts, with the help of Planetary Society members and donors.
Meet the latest round of winners in The Planetary Society's Shoemaker Near-Earth Object (NEO) grant program, which funds astronomers around the world in their efforts to find, track, and characterize near-Earth asteroids.
We asked three Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO grant winners for tips on how to assemble your own planetary defense observatory.
This week in space: Mars days almost match up with ours, and light and molecules are created by distant stars.
The Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO Grant winner learned from his mother and grandfather, while also forging his own path.
The real science of aliens, the policy implications of ET, and new views of worlds beyond our own.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
The two winning proposals in the 2023 round of STEP grants are a project that will compare different methods of growing edible plants in simulated deep-space exploration conditions, and a project that will study salty lakes on Earth that share characteristics with the past and present oceans of other planets and moons.
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
The more we search, the more we find. From exoplanets to moons to asteroids, the list of worlds just keeps growing.
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.
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.
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.