Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
With anniversaries come reflections, and there’s a lot to look back on in the history of space.
NASA's chief of exploration mission planning Nujoud Merancy walks us through a picture from the Orion spacecraft.
The Cosmos has so many gifts to give us, from awe-inspiring images to fascinating discoveries. We’ve got our own set of gifts to recommend too.
Artemis I is on its way to the Moon, Planetary Academy is here to inspire your kids, and LightSail 2 has come down.
Despite several setbacks and delays, NASA's Artemis I mission successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 16, 2022.
NASA's Space Launch System rocket is sending the Orion crew capsule to the Moon and back.
Stunning views of Europa and the Eagle Nebula headline our roundup of space images released last month.
The future is looking brighter thanks to a proven asteroid deflection technique and an array of visionary ideas for space exploration innovation.
JWST captures more astonishing images and insights, and DART gets ready for impact.
Learn when we discovered lunar water, where it is, and how future missions will study it.
Here are the distinct ways in which the moons of our Solar System formed.
Technological innovation is a big part of the fun of space exploration, and you can help make it happen.
A Martian explorer hunkers down for winter and a planet’s haze is explained.
Celebrate Earth Day by appreciating some of the unique and quirky characteristics of our home world.
Explore the two-faced Moon and meet two new projects paving the way for the future of space science.
Why is our Moon's farside so different from its nearside?
A look at record-breaking missions, worlds and feats of exploration.
What can you see on the Moon tonight? This guide from The Planetary Society will help you identify some features.
A comet, an eclipse, a meteor shower, and planets... all are amazing reasons to look up at the night skies.
Take a look at some of Earth’s epic impact craters, and learn what we’re doing to ensure they’re our last.