Volume 30, number 4
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(Planetary Society members only)
4 Passing the Torch: The Planetary Society's New Director: Meet Bill Nye
8 We Make it Happen! Looking for ET Using Laser Light: Bruce Betts explains how The Planetary Society is helping in the search for life in the universe.
12 Hayabusa Returns! Looking Back on the Little Spacecraft that Could: Emily Lakdawalla reflects on Hayabusa upon its fiery return to Earth.
18 Solar Sail Update: IKAROS Deploys and LightSail Moves Forward Louis D. Friedman gives a status report on these two missions.
17 World Watch Orion and Hayabusa
20 Questions and Answers Nix and Hydra; LightSail; meteorites on Mars
22 Members' Dialogue The budget battle; SETI
23 Society News Discovery Team Members; Travel with The Planetary Society