The Planetary Fund accelerates progress in our four core enterprises—Robotic Space Exploration, Human Space Exploration, Planetary Defense, and The Search for Life. You can support the entire fund, or designate a core enterprise of your choice.
The Society’s dream of solar sailing came true with the successful test flight of our LightSail 1 spacecraft. Soon, LightSail 2 will launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Be part of this epic point in space exploration history!
A new technique to sample planetary regolith (the upper surface materials that overlie bedrock). It has the potential to be comparatively low-cost and very reliable due in part to a lack of moving parts. It can be used on Mars, the Moon, or asteroids.
Each week, Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond. We hit the road now and then to produce a Planetary Radio Live show in front of an audience.
Shoemaker Near-Earth Object Grant Program
The Planetary Society's Shoemaker Grant program supports amateur observers, observers in developing countries, and professional astronomers following up potentially hazardous asteroids.
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