• December 21, 2018
After more than 11 years in deep space, after unveiling the two largest uncharted worlds in the inner solar system, after overcoming myriad daunting obstacles, Dawn's interplanetary adventure has come to an end.
• December 18, 2018
For UNESCO World Arabic Language Day, Danielle Adams reconstructs the Arabian night sky.
The Planetary Report • December Solstice 2018
Vicky Hamilton explores how OSIRIS-REx used its Earth flyby to test instruments on the way to asteroid Bennu.
Michael L. Wong asks how our understanding of the origin of life on Earth informs our search for it elsewhere.
• December 16, 2018
Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan has spent sixteen years sharing the “passion, beauty, and joy” of space exploration with the world. We picked our sixteen favorite episodes to share with you.
• December 12, 2018
After a more-than-four-year adventure, the flight Mars 2020 rover Mastcam-Z cameras have been fully assembled!
• December 02, 2018
The longest-lived Martian explorer remained silent in November, presumably still sleeping at her site halfway down Perseverance Valley, along the western rim of Endeavour Crater.
• November 21, 2018
NASA's Mars 2020 rover isn't the only spacecraft heading to Mars in two years.
• November 09, 2018
Judy Schmidt shares the technique she used to make a beautiful new animation of Jupiter.
• November 05, 2018
October came and went without a beep from Opportunity, silence that was still no surprise for some, but a little discouraging for other members of the rover team.
Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.
Help advance robotic and human space exploration, defend our planet, and search for life.