Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
What's going on with Mars Sample Return?
What the debt limit deal means for NASA.
NASA's planetary budget is historically high, but it's still beset by challenges.
The changing fortunes of planetary defense.
If public space agencies don't settle space, who will? And what values will they carry with them?
The new cislunar national strategy suggests a new level of maturity for our coming lunar decade.
Congressional turmoil is a troubling sign for NASA's next budget.
Looking back on our advocacy goals in 2022.
Divided control of Congress could slow the pace of space.
Will a SETI signal unite or divide us?
Clever politicking means nothing if the SLS cannot deliver on its core promise.
The ISS partnership remains stable...for now.
JWST's success will outshine its past troubles.
NASA's proposal to slash funding for NEO Surveyor highlights the lessons unlearned after COVID.
How Russia's invasion of Ukraine is changing space.
The Planetary Science Decadal Survey: after the red planet, an ice giant.
A future with more of our strengths and fewer of our weaknesses.
The telescope that ate astronomy is now feasting on photons.
What I'm watching for in 2022.
Space policy is an expression of national policy.