Solar System Exploration
Planetary Science Decadal Survey 2013-2022
Solar System News
Two interactive web experiences let you explore the Martian surface, as seen by cameras aboard the rover and orbiters flying overhead.
Take a 3D Spin on Mars and Track NASA's Perseverance Rover
The rover will be delivered to the Moon's surface in late 2023. VIPER is the first resource-mapping mission on the surface of another celestial body.
NASA to Announce Landing Site for Artemis Lunar Robotic Rover
Scientists found evidence that an area on Mars called Arabia Terra had thousands of "super eruptions" over a 500-million-year period.
NASA Confirms Thousands of Massive, Ancient Volcanic Eruptions on Mars
What's the next big thing? What might space missions in 2050 and beyond set out to discover?
Visionary Tech Concepts Could Pioneer the Future in Space
The Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, the Fruit Moon, the Barley Moon, and the Corn Moon.
Full Moon Guide: September - October 2021
This star-studded Hubble image shows NGC 6717, which is more than 20,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius.
Hubble Captures a Sparkling Cluster
One of the CubeSats launching with Landsat 9 is the Cusp Plasma Imaging Detector, or CuPID.
CuPID CubeSat Will Get New Perspective on Sun-Earth Boundary
Perseverance successfully collected its first pair of rock samples, and scientists already are gaining new insights into the region.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars' History
Dr. Shannon Curry has assumed leadership of NASA’s first mission devoted to studying the Martian atmosphere.
NASA MAVEN Mission Begins a New Chapter of Science With a New Leader
The three award recipients – Diana Trujillo, Christina Hernandez, and Clara O’Farrell – are engineers from the NASA rover team.
Mars Perseverance Team Members to Be Recognized at Hispanic Heritage Awards
NASA plans to launch the James Webb Space Telescope on Dec. 18, 2021, to serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade.
NASA Readies James Webb Space Telescope for December Launch
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory's Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, uses sounding rockets for calibration.
Rocket Flight to Sharpen NASA's Study of the Sun