Mars rovers, helicopters, and sunsets

ESA and NASA will team up for the next Mars rover. The Rosalind Franklin rover is…

Earth’s quasi-moons, mini-moons, and ghost…

Could quasi-moons or mini-moons hit Earth? Scientists used to think certain quasi-moons had a significant chance…

A certain flair for solar activity

The Sun was in the spotlight this week, with a huge solar storm and the biggest…

What is the Outer Space Treaty?

Key principles of the Outer Space Treaty The Outer Space Treaty includes several important principles that…

Can you imagine? | The Planetary Society

NASA is pursuing six new, far-out concepts. The agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program (NIAC) has selected…

Meet the Habitable Worlds Observatory, NASA’s…

Interpreting the results HWO will examine the atmospheres of at least 25 potentially habitable worlds, searching…

Wow! But also, yikes! | The Planetary Society

The 2024 Day of Action was a great success. On Monday, April 29, nearly 100 Planetary…

What is the difference between astronomy and…

The zodiac according to astronomy vs astrology Three thousand years ago, the Babylonians observed that from…

Science on the docket: The 2024 Congressional…

This funding level requested in the bipartisan letter will allow the NASA Science Mission Directorate to…

Chang’e-6 launch: What to expect

The mission The Chang’e-6 spacecraft consists of four separate components: an orbiter, lander, ascender, and reentry…