Volume 30, number 3
Why Go Into Space?
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4 LightSail Update: Firming Up the Spacecraft Design: Louis Friedman updates us on the status of LightSail.
8 World Watch: The New Plan for Human Space Exploration: Louis Friedman voices The Planetary Society's view of the Obama administration's plan for NASA.
10 Why Go Into Space? Stephen Hawking gives a keynote speech upon receiving the Cosmos Award, explaining why we must keep exploring.
16 We Make it Happen! Asteroids, DVDs, and Dust: Bruce Betts fills us in on the Shoemaker NEO grant winners, IKAROS, and Stardust@Home.
20 Q&A How do we know how many NEOs are out there?
22 Members' Dialogue Opinions on NASA's budget, and taking care of Earth
23 Society News New headquarters, and the 2010 Cosmos Award ceremony.