Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
In anticipation of the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, The Planetary Society has partnered with the National Park Service to launch a new Eclipse Explorer Junior Ranger booklet.
Gurbir Singh joined us on Planetary Radio: Space Policy Edition to discuss the history and motivations behind India’s space program.
An edited transcript of an interview with Orlando Figueroa, chair of the independent review team that evaluated NASA's Mars Sample Return program.
Announcing the first in a new series of kids books from The Planetary Society and Lerner Publishing Group.
Space advocacy ramps up in Washington.
Planetary Society members helped us create our space gift recommendations for this year.
An interview with Scott Pace about the Moon’s role in internationally cooperative human space exploration.
Meet the asteroid hunters you help support.
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.