Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
The Planetary Society spoke to Mike Puzio, who won our "Name that asteroid!" contest back in 2013.
With JWST up and running, it’s one of our best Year in Pictures issues yet.
The perfect presents for the space enthusiasts in your life, hand-picked by our staff and other space fans.
Despite several setbacks and delays, NASA's Artemis I mission successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 16, 2022.
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced that early observations indicate NASA's DART mission successfully moved asteroid moonlet Dimorphos.
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft intentionally crashed into Dimorphos, the moon of an asteroid named Didymos.
These are some of the first science images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), released on July 12, 2022.
The story of how the first-ever names on Mars became those of Planetary Society members.
Ocean worlds are among the best candidates to search for life.
NASA’s Voyager missions provided an unprecedented glimpse into the outer solar system.
Earth isn't the only planet with snow. From Io to Enceladus, here's where snow can be found in our solar system.
An up-close look at volcanoes in space and how they differ from those on Earth.
On October 16, NASA's Lucy spacecraft is expected to depart for the Trojan asteroids — rocky bodies that share an orbit with Jupiter.
A new study says the winds within the famous Great Red Spot are speeding up in some places and slowing down in others.
The ongoing hunt for Earth-like worlds, especially over the next few decades, hopes to illuminate how ordinary and extraordinary our planet may be.
Here are some of our favorite pictures of Saturn's iconic rings, featuring images from Cassini, Voyager 1 and 2 and more.
Here's what NASA's upcoming Venus missions — DAVINCI+ and VERITAS — hope to uncover.
As the spacecraft prepares to embark on its extended mission, here are some of the most captivating images of Jupiter from NASA's Juno probe so far.
Elon Musk and SpaceX are sending a spacecraft to the Moon that has been paid entirely in Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a meme.
Space lawyers explain what happens if an object from something like debris from a rocket causes damage or harm.