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Take a look at some of our favorite recent space images and learn about an express mission to Mars.
Two new grant-winning projects, a collection of awesome space imagery, a mighty plume, and much more this week in space.
The two winning proposals in the 2023 round of STEP grants are a project that will compare different methods of growing edible plants in simulated deep-space exploration conditions, and a project that will study salty lakes on Earth that share characteristics with the past and present oceans of other planets and moons.
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
When we combine data sources, collaborate with each other, and invite artistic perspectives, we can better understand the Universe we live in.
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
We are excited to announce a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for our Science and Technology Empowered by the Public (STEP) Grants.
Explore the two-faced Moon and meet two new projects paving the way for the future of space science.
The new STEP Grants program is designed to regularly compete a significant portion of The Planetary Society’s science and technology portfolio.
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.