Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
The OSIRIS-REx team explains the journey home.
How OSIRIS-REx’s samples build upon our knowledge of asteroids and the early Solar System.
Meet our second round of STEP Grant winners!
Curiosity captures crepuscular rays on Mars, a new member community launches, and solar sailing takes exploration into the future.
The Planetary Society has a long history of helping the public make progress in space exploration.
Uranus is way out there, beckoning us to visit. And Cassini is the mission that won’t quit, even years after burning up.
Planetary Society members share their stories from the Mars Pathfinder landing
Intriguing moons that may hide water beneath their surfaces, and what it takes to visit them.
Ocean worlds are among the best candidates to search for life.
A look back at when the Voyager spacecraft sparked a love affair with an ocean moon.
An interview with Charlene Anderson, who served as editor of The Planetary Report from 1980 to 2012.
The past year as seen through the eyes of space missions across the solar system.
The surface of Mars can teach us about its history and, with the right imaging techniques, conjure flashbacks of 60s psychedelia.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
The newest issue of The Planetary Report takes a look at the James Webb Space Telescope and what it will teach us about the cosmos.
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.
Jupiter is a world of extremes, and Venus hints at some mysteries. You can take action to help learn more about these worlds and others.
We’ve made some big changes to planetary.org, as we continue to advance advocacy, defend Earth, and chart the future of space exploration.
Look back at the remarkable achievements our members have made over the past 4 decades, alongside other space milestones and events.
During this singular moment in history as the entire world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it would be appropriate to share some of our favorite pictures of Earth from space.