Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The kilometer-wide object won't hit Earth, but would cause global-scale devastation if it did.
Every 6 months, we ask our recent Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO Grant winners for a progress report. Here's what they told us.
Celebrating Shoemaker Grant winners, Society awards, and volunteer efforts around the world.
Six proposals are awarded a total of $57,906. The winners come from 4 countries on 3 continents.
The Center for Solar System Studies, a perennial Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO Grant winner, is a small observatory that makes big contributions to near-Earth asteroid research.
The yet-to-be-named telescope would launch as soon as 2024, as part of NASA's new, multi-pronged approach to planetary defense.