Volume 11, number 5
Seeking the Beacon
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4 A Morning with Philip Morrison: Exploring the Extraterrestrial Mind: Paul Horowitz has a stimulating discussion with a pioneer of the SETI project.
8 A Clean, Well-Lighted Place: Mercury: Clark Chapman looks at the closest planet to our sun.
12 Tracking Asteroids: Why We Do It: Jeremy Tatum explains why we bother looking for all these tiny lumps of rock in space.
16 The 1991 Solar Eclipse From a Different Perspective: Charlene Anderson shows us what a solar eclipse looks like from orbit.
3 Members' Dialogue Venus, the space station, and long-duration human spaceflight.
19 International Space Year Celebrates Tomorrow's Explorers Mission to Planet Earth.
20 Q&A Why is Venus' orbit retrograde?
22 World Watch Mars '94 & '96; NASA's Discovery Program.
23 Society Notes Awards, mysteries, and events.