The Planetary Report is the internationally recognized flagship magazine of The Planetary Society, featuring lively articles and full-color photos to provide comprehensive coverage of discoveries on Earth and other planets.

This quarterly magazine reaches members of The Planetary Society all over the world, with news about planetary missions, spacefaring nations, intrepid explorers, planetary science controversies and the latest findings in humankind's exploration of the solar system.

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Download a subject index to the first 20 years of The Planetary Report (1980-2001)

Past Issues of The Planetary Report

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The Planetary Defense Issue

Asteroids have been hitting Earth for billions of years. It's time to hit back.

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The Venus Issue

Is there life in Venus' clouds? Or will a new discovery only add to a long list of false hopes?

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The Year in Pictures

The December Solstice 2020 edition of our member magazine showcases the year's best images.

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Celebrating 40 Years

A Planetary Society retrospective, plus Carl Sagan's Adventure of the Planets and an inspiring young explorer.

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In Space Together

Finding comfort in the cosmic perspective, plus a sample return roundup and Carl Sagan's case for Mars.

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What Lies Ahead?

Planetary scientists chart the next 10 years of exploration. Plus: Shoemaker Grant winners, and Sasha Sagan's cosmic perspective.

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