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The Planetary Report

The Planetary Report is the internationally recognized flagship magazine of The Planetary Society, featuring lively articles and full-color photos to provide comprehensive coverage of discoveries on Earth and other planets.

This quarterly magazine reaches members of The Planetary Society all over the world, with news about planetary missions, spacefaring nations, intrepid explorers, planetary science controversies and the latest findings in humankind's exploration of the solar system.

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Download a subject index to the first 20 years of The Planetary Report (1980-2001)

Past Issues of The Planetary Report

Farewell, Mir

Farewell, Mir

Vol. 21, No. 2, March/April 2001

Containing feature articles by Roald Sagdeev; Louis D. Friedman; Dan Durda; Jennifer Vaughn

Farewell to a Cold Warrior: Mir Station Obituary, by Roald Sagdeev; A Bold New Voyage: The Planetary Society Prepares to Fly a Solar Sail, by Louis Friedman; The 2001 Shoemaker NEO Grant Awardees: A World of Observing Experience, by Daniel Durda; Odd Planet Out: What’s Up With Pluto Exploration? by Jennifer Vaughn

Evolving Visions

Evolving Visions

Vol. 21, No. 1, January/February 2001

Containing feature articles by Robert Gray; Robert Burnham; James Burke; Don Yeomans

Opinion: Systems Engineering—A Personal Memoir, by James D. Burke; Odd Asteroids and Closet Comets: The Distinction Blurs, by Don Yeomans; The Express to Mars, by Robert Burnham; Hunting the Elusive "Wow", by Robert H. Gray

SETI@home Searches the Sky

[email protected] Searches the Sky

Vol. 20, No. 6, November/December 2000

Containing feature articles by John Rummel; Margaret Race; Kenneth Nealson; Benjamin Weiss; Joseph Kirschvink; Charlene Anderson; Rachel Zimmerman

Opinion: No Threat? No Way! by John Rummel, Margaret Race, and Kenneth Nealson; Life From Space? Testing Panspermia With Martian Meteorite ALH84001, by Benjamin Weiss and Joseph Kirschvink; [email protected] and The Planetary Society—The Bond Strengthens, by Charlene Anderson; The Next Generation of Mars Explorers—Introducing the Red Rover Goes to Mars Team, by Rachel Zimmerman

Cometary Suicides

Cometary Suicides

Vol. 20, No. 5, September/October 2000

Containing feature articles by Chris McKay; Robert Burnham; Bruce Jakosky; James Burke

Flowers for Mars, by Chris McKay; Hunting Snowballs in Hell, by Robert Burnham; Unearthing Seeps and Springs on Mars, by Bruce Jakosky; An Antarctic Idyll, by Jim Burke

Mysterious Mars

Mysterious Mars

Vol. 20, No. 4, July/August 2000

Containing feature articles by Robert Zubrin; André Bormanis; Jennifer Vaughn; Charlene Anderson

Contamination From Mars: No Threat, by Robert Zubrin; What Might Have Been: The Mars Polar Lander and Mars Climate Orbiter Losses, by Andre Bormanis; Mars Global Surveyor: Performing Daily, 687 Days a Year, by Jennifer Vaughn; Human Exploration of Space: Fact and Fantasy, by Charlene Anderson

Facing the Impact Hazard

Facing the Impact Hazard

Vol. 20, No. 3, May/June 2000

Containing feature articles by David Jewitt; Dan Durda; Charlene Anderson

Astronomy: Eyes Wide Shut, by David Jewitt; Shoemaker Grants: A Little Money, Lots of NEOs, by Dan Durda; Human Exploration of Near-Earth Asteroids, by Dan Durda; NEAR Shoemaker Goes to Work, by Charlene Anderson

Optical SETI�??At Last!

Optical SETI�??At Last!

Vol. 20, No. 2, March/April 2000

Containing feature articles by Louis D. Friedman; Paul Horowitz; Charlene Anderson

The Planetary Society Presses Forward, by Louis Friedman; Flash! Optical SETI Joins the Search, by Paul Horowitz; Imaging Mars: The Hollywood Version, by Charlene Anderson

Europa: Tantalizing Possibilities

Europa: Tantalizing Possibilities

Vol. 20, No. 1, January/February 2000

Containing feature articles by Louis D. Friedman; Charlene Anderson; Michael Carroll

Mars Exploration: Faster, Better, Cheaper is Still the Way, by Louis Friedman; Planetfest '99, by Michael Carroll; Searching for Life (?) on Europa, by Charlene Anderson

Destination Mars

Destination Mars

Vol. 19, No. 6, November/December 1999

Containing feature articles by Charlene Anderson; Jennifer Vaughn; Robert Farquhar; Bobby Williams; David Dunham; Richard Binzel; Timothy Ferris

An Interview with Tim Ferris; Over One Million Served: [email protected] Passes the Million Mark, by Charlene M. Anderson; Assessing the Hazard: The Development of the Torino Scale, by Richard P. Binzel; Mars Polar Lander—Countdown to Touchdown, by Jennifer Vaughn; The Second Coming of NEAR, by Robert Farquhar, David Dunham, and Bobby Williams

Mars Through New Eyes

Mars Through New Eyes

Vol. 19, No. 5, September/October 1999

Containing feature articles by James A. Cutts; Jennifer Vaughn; Viktor Kerzhanovich

Exploring With Aerobots: A New Way to See Worlds, by James A. Cutts and Viktor V. Kerzhanovich; Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Future Astronauts Over! by Jennifer Vaughn

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