• Earth, Our Home Planet

    Updated: 2021-04-30 21:18:00
    Earth, the only planet known to support life, offers liquid water, an oxygen-rich atmosphere, and protection from the Sun’s harmful radiation.

  • Moon, Mars and a Meteor Shower

    Updated: 2021-04-30 14:30:00
    Remembering a space pioneer and seeing a rover from a whole new perspective.

  • Defending the Earth from Impacts

    Updated: 2021-04-27 14:58:00
    Asteroids and comets that come close to Earth can pose a very real threat to our planet, but impacts from these objects aren’t inevitable. With proper planning we can prevent this natural disaster from happening.

  • Notable Asteroid Impacts in Earth’s History

    Updated: 2021-04-27 14:50:00
    Some of the most significant impacts that humans (and dinosaurs) have witnessed.

  • Shoemaker NEO Grant Winners Advance Their Work

    Updated: 2021-04-26 11:00:00
    We check in our last round of grant winners, who are helping to defend Earth from dangerous asteroids.

  • Can We Make Mars Earth-Like Through Terraforming?

    Updated: 2021-04-19 11:00:00
    These are some of the most compelling ideas on how to terraform Mars into a habitable, Earth-like world for future explorers.

  • A galaxy that spins in more ways than one

    Updated: 2021-04-16 14:30:00
    Listen to the sounds of the Whirlpool Galaxy and look back at our earliest picture of it.

  • Tianhe, the Core of the Chinese Space Station

    Updated: 2021-04-15 17:26:00
    Tianhe is the core module for the Chinese space station in low-Earth orbit.

  • Baked Meteorites Yield Clues to Planetary Atmospheres (Planetary Science)

    Updated: 2021-04-15 15:34:07
    The gases released from meteorite samples heated in a high-temperature furnace can tell scientists a

  • Tunguska: When the Sky Fell to Earth

    Updated: 2021-04-15 14:30:00
    Siberia, Russia, 30th of June 1908. We are in a woodland area surrounding the Tunguska river, not fa

  • Happy Flightiversary to the Space Shuttle and Yuri Gagarin

    Updated: 2021-04-09 14:30:00
    An exclusive chat with first shuttle pilot Bob Crippen, plus looking ahead to Yuri’s Night and the first Mars helicopter.

  • More Than 5,000 Tons of Extraterrestrial Dust Fall to Earth Each Year (Planetary Science)

    Updated: 2021-04-08 16:44:39
    Every year, our planet encounters dust from comets1 and asteroid2. These interplanetary dust particl

  • The Space Shuttle Turns 40

    Updated: 2021-04-07 15:18:00
    The Planetary Society is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first Space Shuttle launch with exclusive resources, interviews, and personal stories.

  • Skoltech Team Used Mass Spectrometry to Study Composition of Meteorites (Planetary Science)

    Updated: 2021-04-05 14:31:41
    Scientists from Russia and Germany studied the molecular composition of carbonaceous chondrites – th

  • Martian Ingenuity and Venusian imagination

    Updated: 2021-04-02 14:30:00
    Get a peek at the Martian moon and catch up on what the newest Mars explorer has been up to.

  • Space Advocates, Assembled

    Updated: 2021-04-02 01:42:00
    The 2021 Day of Action brought together 145 Planetary Society members from 30 states with 167 congressional offices.

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  • New Study Discovers Ancient Meteoritic Impact Over Antarctica 430,000 Years Ago (Planetary Science)

    Updated: 2021-04-01 06:33:55
    A research team of international space scientists, led by r Matthias van Ginneken rom th

  • Recommendations for the Future of Canadian Space Exploration

    Updated: 2021-03-29 16:24:00
    The Planetary Society submitted these recommendations in response to the Canadian Space Agency's call for input on the future directions of Canada's space exploration activities.

  • When Phobos hits your eye like a big pizza pie...

    Updated: 2021-03-26 14:30:00
    Get a peek at the Martian moon and catch up on what the newest Mars explorer has been up to.

  • NASA Mission to Venus in 1978 May Have Detected Phosphine, a Gas Related to Life

    Updated: 2021-03-25 18:46:00
    The data come from NASA’s Pioneer Venus Multiprobe mission, which deployed a series of probes into the planet’s clouds.

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  • A cosmic bowling ball spinning through space

    Updated: 2021-03-19 14:30:00
    Jupiter is a world of extremes, and Venus hints at some mysteries. You can take action to help learn more about these worlds and others.

  • Every Picture From Venus' Surface, Ever

    Updated: 2021-03-15 14:35:00
    In 1975 and 1982, 4 of the Soviet Union’s Venera probes captured our only images of Venus’ surface.

  • Your Impact: March Equinox 2021

    Updated: 2021-03-15 14:34:00
    Thanks to our members, we hosted Planetfest '21, advocated for space, and took a big STEP forward with our new sci-tech grants program.

  • Making our mark on other worlds

    Updated: 2021-03-12 15:30:00
    Perseverance’s tracks show where it’s been. You can help decide where we’re going.

  • Accepting Extra Walking: The Natural History Museum

    Updated: 2021-03-09 16:10:02
    To start a brief warning: the main attraction at the heart of this post is closed at the time of wri

  • What Are The Effects of Temperature, Impact Velocity & Impactor Density On Crater Shape? (Planetary Science)

    Updated: 2021-03-07 19:20:09
    Iron meteorites are composed of iron-nickel alloys and classified structurally into hexahedrites (5–

  • Lucy, Exploring Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids

    Updated: 2021-03-05 17:58:00
    NASA's Lucy mission will visit 7 Trojan asteroids between 2027 and 2033, plus a bonus main-belt asteroid in 2025.

  • Cosmic streaks, smudges, and fuzz

    Updated: 2021-03-05 15:30:00
    See images of the cosmos that reflect fascinating features of worlds and stars, and take action to advance exploration.

  • A Eucrite with Chondrules

    Updated: 2021-03-02 03:32:50
    Northwest Africa 10674 was purchased by Marc Jost as four pieces totaling 1,193 grams. It was classified by Irving and Kuehner as a polymict eucrite with a significant portion of metal-bearing H6 chondrite clasts with other asteroid debris.                                   […] The post A Eucrite with Chondrules first appeared on Meteorite Times Magazine.

  • Tagish Lake Meteorite

    Updated: 2021-03-01 21:15:39
    Our Meteorite of the Month is kindly provided by Tucson Meteorites who hosts The Meteorite Picture of the Day. The post Tagish Lake Meteorite first appeared on Meteorite Times Magazine.

  • A Perseverance extravaganza!

    Updated: 2021-02-26 15:30:00
    Witness the Mars rover’s dramatic landing from every angle, and help make more exploration like this happen.

  • Perseverance Firsts: The Best Moments from NASA's Mars Rover Landing

    Updated: 2021-02-23 00:39:00
    All the best moments so far from NASA's Perseverance rover, all in one place.

  • The next era of Mars exploration is here!

    Updated: 2021-02-19 15:30:00
    With 3 new missions safely at Mars, we’re ready for the next era of exploration and discovery.

  • Life on Mars: Your Questions Answered

    Updated: 2021-02-15 08:00:00
    The Red Planet once had liquid water on the surface, and conditions that could have supported life.

  • All eyes on Mars

    Updated: 2021-02-12 15:30:00
    This week the world’s attention is on Mars as its next era of exploration begins. We’re also digging into space policy, with new actions you can take.

  • Are the Universe's Smallest Stars Promising Places for Life?

    Updated: 2021-02-11 15:11:00
    Red dwarf stars are more common than our Sun. What are the prospects for life on exoplanets that orbit them?

  • NASA Recommendations for the Biden Administration

    Updated: 2021-02-10 12:00:00
    NASA is not a problem to be solved but a tool that drives solutions. The Planetary Society recommends investments in science, exploration, and planetary defense as a means to invest in the national manufacturing and scientific workforce and strengthen international alliances.

  • Mars Perseverance Rover Landing Watch Party

    Updated: 2021-01-29 19:21:00
    Relive the excitement of NASA's Perseverance rover sticking the landing on Mars with our panel of experts: Bethany Ehlmann, Derek Muller, Raquel Nuno, and Bill Nye.

  • A Martian smile and an Apollo anniversary

    Updated: 2021-01-29 15:30:00
    We’re gearing up for a Mars landing, and our chief advocate takes a look at crewed Moon programs past and future.

  • Beyond the Horizon

    Updated: 2021-01-28 12:26:00
    Virtual fundraiser gala connecting space enthusiasts around the world for an evening of storytelling, entertainment, and opportunities to support space science and exploration.

  • The far reaches of the solar system and beyond

    Updated: 2021-01-22 15:30:00
    Take a look at distant worlds, far-out views of the cosmos, and even some remote possibilities with this week’s scoop on space news and solar system history.

  • NASA Solar Sails Build on LightSail 2

    Updated: 2021-01-19 08:05:00
    NEA Scout will visit a near-Earth asteroid and Solar Cruiser will test the largest solar sail yet.

  • Solar Cruiser, NASA's Large Solar Sail Test

    Updated: 2021-01-19 08:01:00
    The biggest solar sail yet will create an artificial orbit between the Earth and Sun.

  • NEA Scout, NASA's Solar Sail Mission to an Asteroid

    Updated: 2021-01-19 08:01:00
    NEA Scout will use a solar sail to leave the Moon's orbit and visit a near-Earth asteroid.

  • The companions of the planets

    Updated: 2021-01-15 15:30:00
    Turn your minds to the moons of our solar system, the missions to explore them, and the awe they inspire in us.

  • A Glassy Chondrule in NWA 2833

    Updated: 2021-01-02 03:32:41
    Northwest Africa 2833 was a single 2,112 gram stone purchased in Erfoud, Morocco in 2005. It was classified as an L3.8 ordinary chondrite, S2, W3 by Wittke and Bunch and published in 2006.                                             […] The post A Glassy Chondrule in NWA 2833 first appeared on Meteorite Times Magazine.

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