Ted Stryk showcases some of his processed versions of recent Hubble Space Telescope views of Mars.
See Bill Nye, Europa scientist Kevin Hand, and Mars scientist Michael Meyer speak at a special event on Capitol Hill on December 2nd.
When Orion launches next week, you may notice something alarming: The spacecraft's rocket sort of catches itself on fire. But not to worry, says United Launch Alliance.
The past few months have brought announcements for new missions from India and China as well as a wealth of creative ideas for future missions.
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The OSIRIS-REx project released Bennu’s Journey, a movie describing one possible history of our target asteroid – Bennu. The animation is among the most highly detailed productions created by Goddard’s Conceptual Image Laboratory.
I am happy to announce a new call for proposals for The Planetary Society’s Gene Shoemaker Near Earth Object (NEO) grant program. Proposals are due Feb. 2, 2015.
Larry Crumpler returns with an update on Opportunity's recent activities, and its road ahead.
The Last Quarter Moon is Saturday November 29. Venus returns to the evening sky. Mars is easily visible in the early evening. Jupiter is prominent in the morning sky. Comet C/2102 K1 PanSTARRS is still visible in small telescopes in the early evening.The Last Quarter Moon is Saturday November 29. Show More Summary
Venus Express is nearly out of fuel. Any day could be the last of its long mission to Venus.
Three more humans are in space today following the launch of Soyuz TMA-15M from the chilly steppes of Kazakhstan.
An object at rest stays at rest, and object in motion tends to stay in motion. This is inertia, defined famously by Isaac Newton in his First Law of Motion.
This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a massive cloud of hydrogen cyanide at Titan's south pole which simply should not be there. NASA’s Cassini captures defiant...Show More Summary
The layout of the solar system is at least moderately atypical. There should be roughly four Earth masses worth of planets inside Mercury’s orbit. And Jupiter, with its large mass, its close-to-circular orbit, and its 10+ year period is an oddball at the 10% (and probably more impressive) level. At the start of the 1990s, […]
The last two weeks have been extraordinary for The Planetary Society. As amazing as this increased traffic is, it has brought to light some issues with our website including latency and missing content that we are still working on fixing.
JPL released a slick new video highlighting the significance of Europa, the moon of Jupiter with more liquid water than the Earth.
Deepak Dhingra gives an exciting update from the recent Lunar Exploration and Analysis Group (LEAG) meeting at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU-APL) in Baltimore.
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Rep. John Culberson, an outspoken supporter of Europa exploration, will assume leadership of an influential congressional committee that funds NASA.