Volume 24, number 5
A Halo of Moons
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7 Robots, Not Humans, on Mars: Andy Ingersoll urges The Planetary Society to prioritize scientific exploration over human exploration of Mars.
8 Out of This World Books: Planetary Society books reviews are back by popular demand, just in time for the holiday season!
12 Cassini Captain's Log: 2004.184: Carolyn Porco, the Cassini Imaging Team leader, shares her personal account of how it felt to finally reach the lord of the rings and shows off some of the best images so far of the awe-inspiring ringed planet.
3 Members' Dialogue Robots or humans?
4 We Make it Happen! An update on SETI
6 Society News International Space University fellowships, Planetary Radio, and volunteer efforts
19 World Watch The future of the space shuttle and the International Space Station
20 Q&A How did the scarp around Olympus Mons form? How do the MER soil tests compare to Viking's results?
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