Stories, updates, insights, and original analysis from The Planetary Society.
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.
Though Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin have similar overarching ambitions, there are some stark differences in their approaches to suborbital space tourism.
Commercial crew is a partnership between NASA and private industry to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station and create a new market for humans in space.
Our annual Day of Action set up virtual meetings between 145 members and their congressional representatives and staffers.
It's important to consider explanations that don't involve large conspiracies or require our understanding of physics to be wrong.
The Planetary Society is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first Space Shuttle launch with exclusive resources, interviews, and personal stories.
NASA astronaut Bob Crippen joins Mat Kaplan on Planetary Radio to look back at the Space Shuttle's first flight.
Thanks to our members, we hosted Planetfest '21, advocated for space, and took a big STEP forward with our new sci-tech grants program.
We're celebrating a congressional nod, PlanetVac's upcoming trip to the Moon and Mars, and more.