Our members and supporters are part of a team. Together we want to explore other worlds, find life in the universe, and defend the Earth from dangerous asteroids. Thank you! We couldn't do it without your help.
Bob Stephens from California tracks and characterizes dangerous near-Earth asteroids. The equipment needed for such a task doesn't last forever. With help from our members, asteroid hunters can upgrade their equipment to make sure we find asteroids before they find us.
Sasha Sagan looks back at the legacy of her father and how his organization has grown in 40 years as she tours TPS HQ in Pasadena, California and talks about her new book: For Small Creatures Such As We.
Planetary Society members Gerald and Isabelle traveled all the way from Vienna, Austria to Cape Canaveral, Florida to see LightSail 2 launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. How did you experience the launch?
At The Planetary Society is global movement of people just like you. We are dedicated to exploring planets, finding life on other worlds, and defending Earth from incoming asteroid impacts. We give you a role in space exploration. Our universe is vast and largely unexplored. There is a lot of work to do. So, are you with us?
Carl Sagan said, "I believe our future depends on how well we know this Cosmos in which we float like a mote of dust in the morning sky." In 1980 he co-founded The Planetary Society. Today, Bill Nye is our CEO. Join us in our effort to change the world.