Volume 30, number 6
The Year in Pictures
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(Planetary Society members only)
4 Your Place in Space: Looking Aft, Looking Forward: Bill Nye reflects on the society's 30th anniversary.
6 The Quest to Explore Mercury: Peter D. Bedini and Louise M. Prockter look at the history of exploring Mercury and the MESSENGER mission.
12 2010: The Year in Pictures: Emily Stewart Lakdawalla showcases the year in space.
18 LightSail Update: Assembling the Spacecraft: Louis D. Friedman gives us an update on this exciting Planetary Society project.
20 We Make it Happen! Shoemaker NEO Grants: Bruce Betts announces this year's winners.
22 Members' Dialogue Robotic vs. manned space exploration
22 World Watch Congress' NASA authorization bill
23 Society News A new global volunteer coordinator, and voluneer spotlight