Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
From gas orbiting a supermassive black hole to asteroids orbiting near the Earth, sometimes the vastness of space can feel a bit tight.
The chances of large impacts from asteroids and near-Earth objects capable of causing widespread damage on Earth are small — but they aren’t zero.
Gear up for a mission to a metallic world and catch up on the latest in space news.
Celebrate 61 years of humans in space, and take a look at the latest news from our exploration of the cosmos.
Pluto, everyone’s favorite former planet, takes center stage in this week’s Downlink.
Discover how we use light to look for signs of life beyond Earth, and meet the newest batch of Planetary Society-funded asteroid hunters.
A look at record-breaking missions, worlds and feats of exploration.
Space is even more spectacular when you can see beyond what the eye can behold.
Comet Leonard heads out to roam free in interstellar space, alongside rogue planets, their moons, and maybe even life.
Looking back at an amazing year in space, here on Earth and beyond.
With space missions like JWST and Voyager, decades of development yield decades of discovery.
Our host star takes center stage, and JWST demands a little more patience.
A comet, an eclipse, a meteor shower, and planets... all are amazing reasons to look up at the night skies.
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.
A new era for planetary defense.
Looking at where you came from, and seeking your opinions.
The realities of space go beyond what we can see, and perhaps even beyond what we can imagine.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
Lucy kicks off a beefier era of Discovery.