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BepiColombo Earth flyby

Europe and Japan's BepiColombo spacecraft, which launched in 2018, will fly by Earth on 10 April and use our planet's gravity to swing towards the inner solar system. Learn more about this mission and why we study Mercury.

Apollo 13 50th Anniversary

The Planetary Society is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13, which launched on 11 April 1970. Disaster struck on 13 April, prompting the crew's infamous "Houston, we've had a problem" call for help. Learn what happened, and how NASA got the astronauts home safely on 17 April.

More Apollo resources

Blogs & Articles

Is the Moon a Stepping Stone or a Cornerstone for Mars?

Casey Dreier • January 26, 2020 • 8

New legislation proposed in the House of Representatives would radically shift NASA's human spaceflight efforts away from the Moon and back to Mars.

The Downlink: Crew Dragon Completes Crucial Test, More Mars Mole Problems

Jason Davis • January 24, 2020 • 3

Planetary exploration news for busy people

The Downlink: Ganymede's North Pole, A New Asteroid to Explore

Jason Davis • January 17, 2020 • 3

Planetary exploration news for busy people

NASA Rings in the New Year with $22.6 billion

Casey Dreier • January 10, 2020 • 6

NASA's final 2020 budget rejected every major cut proposed by the Trump Administration, increased funding for popular congressional projects such as the Space Launch System, and underfunded several key administration proposals, including a human-qualified lunar lander and low-Earth orbit commercialization projects.

Here's What We've Learned So Far from LightSail 2

Jason Davis • January 10, 2020

A new paper recaps mission events, discusses solar sail performance, and describes how the spacecraft's orbit has changed.

The Downlink: New Earth-size Exoplanet Found, Meteor Shower Seen from ISS

Jason Davis • January 10, 2020 • 1

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The Downlink: Mars 2020 Ready to Rove, India to Build Second Lunar Lander

Jason Davis • January 03, 2020

Planetary exploration news for busy people

The Downlink: CHEOPS Exoplanet Mission Launches, ISS Test Flight Goes Awry

Jason Davis • December 20, 2019 • 3

Planetary exploration news for busy people

Announcing the 2019 Shoemaker NEO Grant Winners

Bruce Betts • December 18, 2019 • 2

Six proposals are awarded a total of $57,906. The winners come from 4 countries on 3 continents.

The Biggest Little Asteroid Observatory

Jason Davis • December 17, 2019

The Center for Solar System Studies, a perennial Planetary Society Shoemaker NEO Grant winner, is a small observatory that makes big contributions to near-Earth asteroid research.

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