Volume 12, number 5
Raising the Flag
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(Planetary Society members only)
8 To Settle the Red Planet: Thomas O. Paine presents a decade-by-decade look at martian history from 1990 to 2090.
12 Exploring the Limits: Humanity's Future in Space: Bruce Murray shares his hopes for our collective future exploring space.
20 Dreams Are Maps: Exploration and Human Purpose: Carl Sagan explains the importance of exploration to the nature of humanity.
3 Members' Dialogue The high cost of maintaining the space shuttle.
26 Society Notes Upcoming events; Society celebrates Galileo's flyby.
27 World Watch NASA budget issues, space station Freedom, and Russia's Mars plans.
28 Q&A What is metallic hydrogen?
30 Readers' Service Five Billion Vodka Bottles to the Moon: Tales of a Soviet Scientist.
31 News & Reviews Planetary nomenclature.