Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
Exploration will always face setbacks, but this week’s Downlink reminds us of the impressive human ability to persevere.
Gear up for a mission to a metallic world and catch up on the latest in space news.
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.
Exclusive Planetary Society materials to help space fans tell the world about NASA's upcoming mission to impact an asteroid.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
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.
On October 16, NASA's Lucy spacecraft is expected to depart for the Trojan asteroids — rocky bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
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.
10 years after launching, Juno is still showing us Jupiter’s stunning beauty.
A spacecraft leaves one asteroid as planetary defense experts turn to others.
Listen to the sounds of the Whirlpool Galaxy and look back at our earliest picture of it.
Get a peek at the Martian moon and catch up on what the newest Mars explorer has been up to.
Jupiter is a world of extremes, and Venus hints at some mysteries. You can take action to help learn more about these worlds and others.