Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that introduced Moon buggies to the world, and catch up on this week’s space news.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
Jupiter’s cyclones are beautiful, and the Sun’s storms and flares are a little bit scary.
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.
China’s Zhurong Mars rover snaps a selfie and gets a bird’s-eye-view pic from above, and asteroid hunters of all kinds look out for dangerous rocks.
What two famous 1998 asteroid movies got right and wrong.
This November, NASA will launch the world’s first mission to test a method of deflecting an asteroid.
Venus is an intimidating destination for spacecraft, and we’re pretty sure Earth hasn’t yet been a destination for aliens.
It's important to consider explanations that don't involve large conspiracies or require our understanding of physics to be wrong.
Look at eclipses from the perspective of Earth, the Moon, and beyond. Plus catch up on the week’s space news.
From solar storms to underwater volcanoes and asteroid close calls, catch up on what’s scary and beautiful this week in space.
Find out what a super blood Moon is, and celebrate a milestone in Mars exploration.
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.
We check in our last round of grant winners, who are helping to defend Earth from dangerous asteroids.
Ingenuity flies on Mars and a NASA-SpaceX partnership paves the way for humans to get there too.
NASA picked SpaceX's Starship to land humans on the Moon as part of the agency's Artemis program. The decision will help humans land on Mars.
Listen to the sounds of the Whirlpool Galaxy and look back at our earliest picture of it.