Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
Meet the asteroid hunters you help support.
An interview with Scott Pace about the Moon’s role in internationally cooperative human space exploration.
Recent University of Pittsburgh graduate Ariel Barreiro is joining The Planetary Society for a summer fellowship through the Zed Factor Fellowship program. She shares her thoughts about space, careers, and working with The Planetary Society in this interview.
Meet our second round of STEP Grant winners!
An interview with environmental policy expert Eric Roesch about what made the April 2023 Starship test launch so environmentally harmful, and why the Federal Aviation Administration may ultimately be to blame.
When the Psyche mission missed its launch date in 2022, it caused a ripple-effect of delays and budget woes for other JPL-led missions. Dr. Laurie Leshin, JPL's new director, shares her insights into the unique challenges facing her team and what she's doing to change JPL for the better.
The results of our Best of 2022 awards are in!
A great kickstart to our new kids membership program!
A review of the results The Planetary Society achieved in 2022 thanks to the support of our members.
After 20 years at the helm, our friend and colleague Mat Kaplan is retiring as the host of Planetary Radio. The good news is the show will be in excellent hands after Mat’s departure. We can finally announce Planetary Radio’s new host is Sarah Al-Ahmed.
We’re pleased to report a very active summer back to you.
Meet the first-ever winners of our Science and Technology Empowered by the Public Grant awards!
Planetary Society members share their stories from the Mars Pathfinder landing
We've announced the winners of this year's Shoemaker NEO Grants and look back on an impactful year.
People like you need to take action to defend our planet from asteroid impacts.
Our members sent LightSail to the Smithsonian and suggested space gifts for the holiday season.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first-ever entirely civilian mission — Inspiration4 — into Earth orbit.
Members helped us send letters to the U.S. Congress asking for increased funding for NASA's planetary defense efforts.
A toolkit to help you advocate for the value of exploring space even when there are important problems to be solved here on Earth.
Planetary protection means protecting other worlds from Earthly microbes and containing possible microbes that sample return missions might bring back to Earth.