• April 04, 2019
SpaceIL's Beresheet Moon lander successfully entered lunar orbit today after a 6-minute engine burn that began at 14:18 UTC / 10:18 EDT.
• April 02, 2019
Mark Marley explains what planetary scientists mean when they say the word "ice."
• April 01, 2019
The Hayabusa2 team held a press briefing last week at LPSC to report newly published results on asteroid Ryugu.
• April 01, 2019
The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft will deploy its Small Carry-on Impactor experiment, SCI, on 5 April.
• March 28, 2019
The Israeli spacecraft is set to enter lunar orbit on 4 April at 17:57 UTC (13:57 EDT).
• March 22, 2019
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest images highlighting some hidden gems.
• March 19, 2019
The asteroid's rotation rate is also increasing, and scientists continue refining the plan to collect a regolith sample next year.
• March 12, 2019
I’m very pleased to announce the publication of the March Equinox issue of The Planetary Report: “Inside the Ice Giants.” The print issue shipped to members yesterday!
The Planetary Report • March 2019
Emily Lakdawalla takes us on a tour of the spacecraft currently exploring from within our solar system. All planets and spacecraft locations are shown at their location for April 1st, 2019.
A GREAT QUEST is underway to discover Earthsize worlds in their stars’ habitable zones. Along the way, astronomers have been surprised to learn that the most typical size of planet in our galaxy is one with no counterpart in our own solar system.
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