Volume 30, number 1
Defending Our World
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SPECIAL ISSUE: PLANETARY DEFENSE
4 Protecting Earth: Whose Job Is It? Louis Friedman discusses who should be involved in planetary protection.
6 To Move An Asteroid: Could we deflect a dangerous asteroid? William Ailor looks at possible techniques.
12 Turning Cosmic Disaster Into Opportunity: Tom Jones looks at some of the benefits of NEOs.
18 We Make It Happen! Doing Our Part to Protect Earth: Bruce Betts summarizes The Planetary Society's contributions to solving planetary defense issues.
22 Members' Dialogue Politics and human space exploration.
23 Society News LightSail and IKAROS.
23 World Watch NASA's FY2010 budget.
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