Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Everything you need to know about NASA’s Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids.
Lucy kicks off a beefier era of Discovery.
Exploration is teaching us a lot about the cosmos, and a lot about how much we still don’t know.
When we explore space we see familiar things: seasons, ice caps, and maybe someday even plants.
The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is going strong and still making history.
When we look at our planet, look for life, or direct a rover to look at itself, we see ourselves in new ways.
Squid, mice, and stuffed animals may seem like Earthlings, but this week they’re coming to you from space.
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.
Remembering a space pioneer and seeing a rover from a whole new perspective.
Ingenuity flies on Mars and a NASA-SpaceX partnership paves the way for humans to get there too.
Get a peek at the Martian moon and catch up on what the newest Mars explorer has been up to.
Perseverance’s tracks show where it’s been. You can help decide where we’re going.
How did our solar system come to be? Why are the planets, asteroids, comets, and other small worlds where they are now?
Explore space art created by members of The Planetary Society’s community, and learn about a possible alien signal.
Everything you need to know about Saturn and Jupiter’s upcoming conjunction, and more from this week in space exploration.
Hayabusa2 brings its sample safely to Earth, and the Geminids meteor shower approaches.
Bringing samples of the Moon and Ryugu to Earth, and mourning further damage to the Arecibo Observatory.
Arecibo helped us explore the cosmos and our solar system, search for life, and defend Earth from potentially dangerous asteroids.
All the wonders that the cosmos offered up this week, plus news about NASA’s leadership and an exciting launch.