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The Soyuz spacecraft have been helping humans get to and from space for decades, but that’s nothing compared to the billions of years that microorganisms have been making life on Earth possible.
Meet the Solar System’s five official dwarf planets, celebrate two major launches, and find out why planets sometimes seem to go backwards across the sky.
Detailed Mars maps, insights into the Venusian surface, and views of Uranian rings all have one thing in common: they don’t happen without public support for space.
VERITAS would peer through Venus’ clouds to study its surface like never before, but it needs your help.
NASA's first mission to Venus in decades is in danger. This is why VERITAS is worth saving.
In a joint effort led by The Planetary Society, major organizations and academic institutions are calling on Congress to save the Venus Emissivity, Radio science, InSAR, Topography And Spectroscopy (VERITAS) mission by establishing a 2029 launch date, a 2-year delay from the original baseline schedule.
A planet shows its pole, another shows possible volcanic activity, and the Moon keeps surprising us with more water.
The findings bolster long-held suspicions that the planet, which is covered in volcanic rock, is still active today.
Finding asteroids before they hit Earth not only protects us from harm, it can also yield beautiful photos.
Here's what NASA's upcoming Venus missions — DAVINCI+ and VERITAS — hope to uncover.