Volume 7, number 1
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(Planetary Society members only)
3 Exploring Venus by Balloon: Jacques Blamont reports on the results of the Vega experiment.
6 Encounters: Interplanetary Explorations From Afar: J. Kelly Beatty shares the wonder and excitement of "encounters"—from Giotto to Voyager.
12 The Next Giant Leap: Space Exploration as Foreign Policy: Ann Florini explains why space exploration is a foreign policy issue in addition to a national endeavor.
5 Q&A What is Earth's position and velocity in the universe?
10 News & Reviews Gastronomy and astronomy.
11 World Watch Giotto, Vega, Halley's Comet, and CRAF.
14 Society Notes Student contests and scholarships; Mars site survey fund.