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The Planetary Society's Best of 2023 Awards

2023 has been a remarkable year for space science and exploration. What were the highlights for you? Cast your vote today!

Voting is open until Nov. 30th. The results will be revealed in early December.

Best Solar System image:

Most exciting moment in planetary science:

Best Mars image:

Best “Fact Worth Sharing” from our weekly Downlink newsletter

Favorite active planetary science mission this year:

Favorite Planetary Society member artwork shared in our Downlink weekly newsletter this year

Most exciting upcoming planetary science mission:

The best Planetary Society accomplishment thanks to the support of our members:

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If you had any favorites from the year in space that weren’t on these lists, share them in The Planetary Society’s online member community! This is where space enthusiasts come together to share and discuss the latest in space science, exploration, and much more. It’s exclusive to Planetary Society members, so join us today if you haven’t already!

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