Space News

NASA's FY 2025 budget request is not enough

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/25/2024 - 18:30
Federal spending caps and inflation take a bite out of NASA's ambitions.
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Is the Moon shrinking?

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/25/2024 - 10:00
The Moon is shrinking in both actual volume and its apparent size from Earth’s perspective. We explain how scientists know this, why it happens, and how it might affect Earth.
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Hidden depths and a cosmic mystery

Planetary Society News - Fri, 03/22/2024 - 10:30
Jupiter has much more going on beneath its outer clouds, and NASA invites players to unravel a fictional mystery.
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Queqiao-2: China’s bridge for lunar exploration

Planetary Society News - Fri, 03/22/2024 - 10:00
China's Queqiao-2 spacecraft will relay communications to Earth to support lunar far side and south pole missions, including missions led by international partners.
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The Planetary Society advocacy priorities in NASA’s final 2024 budget

Planetary Society News - Wed, 03/20/2024 - 03:00
Funding for the Near-Earth Object Surveyor, support for VERITAS, and a second lease on life for Mars Sample Return were all included in the final congressional budget for NASA in 2024.
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How to find eclipse events in your area

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/18/2024 - 10:00
There are hundreds of eclipse events being held all across North America. Here's how to find one near you.
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Transits are cool, but…

Planetary Society News - Fri, 03/15/2024 - 10:30
A moon transiting the Sun is awesome, but still doesn’t quite compare to a total solar eclipse. Learn why, find out about Europa Clipper’s message in a bottle, and more.
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Red Rover Goes to Mars, 20 years later

Planetary Society News - Tue, 03/12/2024 - 12:48
Twenty years ago, a Planetary Society program sent students to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to work on the Mars Exploration Rovers program.
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NASA's FY 2025 Budget

Planetary Society News - Tue, 03/12/2024 - 02:00
The White House proposed $25.4 billion for NASA in 2025, a modest increase from the previous year, and far less than originally planned.
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Seizing upon syzygy

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/11/2024 - 10:01
How scientists use total solar eclipses as opportunities to do solar science.
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Your impact: March equinox 2024

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/11/2024 - 10:01
Announcing the first C. Wallace Hooser award for visionary philanthropy
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An exquisite cosmic coincidence

Planetary Society News - Mon, 03/11/2024 - 10:01
Why eclipses on Earth are unlike anything else in the Solar System.
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Science to satisfy curiosity

Planetary Society News - Fri, 03/08/2024 - 10:30
The Curiosity rover is climbing a mountain to gain knowledge. Bringing back Mars samples will gain us even more.
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The science value of Mars Sample Return

Planetary Society News - Tue, 03/05/2024 - 10:00
The project has the potential to transform our understanding of the Solar System and provide evidence of life beyond Earth.
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