Welcome to The Planetary Society's Press Room. Here you'll find the latest information about Society events, programs, leaders, and other news about the exploration of the universe.
To join our media list, or for more information about our news, please contact Danielle Gunn at [email protected] or 626-793-5100.
Nov 17, 2022The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 mission reenters atmosphere, completes mission
LightSail 2, The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded, solar sailing spacecraft, has reentered Earth’s atmosphere, successfully completing its mission to demonstrate flight by light for small spacecraft.
Aug 31, 2022Bill Nye and The Planetary Society announce new membership program for kids who love space
The Planetary Society, a 501c3 non-profit organization, has empowered the public to take a meaningful role in advancing space exploration since its founding in 1980. Now young people can join the organization as part of the Society’s new membership program, The Planetary Academy.
Apr 20, 2022The Planetary Society Statement on the 2022 Planetary Decadal Survey
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest independent space interest organization, issued a statement in response to the publication of Origins, Worlds, and Life, A Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023 - 2032.
Latest Articles on planetary.org
High-Resolution Photography for Print and Online Purposes
Image usage policy: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. For additional publication permissions, please contact us.
Click thumbnails to enlarge.
The Planetary Society’s Bruce Murray Space Image Library is a unique collection of photos and videos from the world’s space agencies, as well as artwork, diagrams, and amateur-processed space images, many of which are not available elsewhere.