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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.
Get a peek at the Martian moon and catch up on what the newest Mars explorer has been up to.
The data come from NASA’s Pioneer Venus Multiprobe mission, which deployed a series of probes into the planet’s clouds.
Did scientists detect a signature of life in Venus' clouds? Or will the bombshell finding be proven false?
See images of the cosmos that reflect fascinating features of worlds and stars, and take action to advance exploration.
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.