Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
The Red Planet once had liquid water on the surface, and conditions that could have supported life.
Red dwarf stars are more common than our Sun. What are the prospects for life on exoplanets that orbit them?
Take a look at distant worlds, far-out views of the cosmos, and even some remote possibilities with this week’s scoop on space news and solar system history.
A mob at the U.S. Capitol Building. A presidential transition. NASA's final FY 2021 budget. A failed SLS test.
Explore space art created by members of The Planetary Society’s community, and learn about a possible alien signal.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, so here are the reasons why there may or may not be aliens in our cosmic backyard.
Everything you need to know about Saturn and Jupiter’s upcoming conjunction, and more from this week in space exploration.
A space telescope that would find thousands of potential "city-killer" size asteroids was abruptly delayed due to unspecified and unrelated funding issues within NASA's science division.
Hayabusa2 brings its sample safely to Earth, and the Geminids meteor shower approaches.
Arecibo helped us explore the cosmos and our solar system, search for life, and defend Earth from potentially dangerous asteroids.
Learn about planetary protection for exploring other worlds and get caught up on the week’s space news.
Explore exciting news in the search for life beyond Earth, and take a trip down memory lane with our co-founder.
A Venusian biosignature, if confirmed, does not guarantee life, but it does represent a compelling argument for further exploration.
The kilometer-wide object won't hit Earth, but would cause global-scale devastation if it did.
From dust devils and craters on the Martian surface to spots on the Sun, we’re taking a look at everything new and exciting in space science and exploration this week.
Get an update on the latest in space exploration, and find out how you can help defend the Earth from asteroid impacts.
Learn about The Planetary Society’s vision for the next decade of exploration and get up to speed on space news.
Gear up for Asteroid Day on 30 June, explore the latest issue of The Planetary Report, and get your fill of space news for the week.
Our initial plans to proactively work against racism, along with the week’s space news.
NASA's final 2020 budget rejected every major cut proposed by the Trump Administration, increased funding for popular congressional projects such as the Space Launch System, and underfunded several key administration proposals, including a human-qualified lunar lander and low-Earth orbit commercialization projects.
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