Volume 32, number 2
June solstice 2012
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(Planetary Society members only)
6 In Memoriam: Louis Friedman reflects on the death of a longtime friend.
7 Into the Dark: W. Scott Kardel hopes for a darker sky.
16 Entry, Descent, and Landing: How is Curiosity going to land? Bruce Betts fills us in.
18 The Magnificent Aurora: Society members traveled to see the Aurora Borealis.
20 Zapping Rocks with Lasers: Bruce Betts reports on a Star Wars solution for rogue asteroids.
22 Annual Report to Our Members: Looking back at the year in numbers and milestones passed. By Dan Geraci
Planetary Society Kids: MarsDials and EarthDials; Did You Know Phobos & Deimos?
2 Snapshots from Space Cassini sets double moons in its sight.
4 Your Place in Space Bill Nye sees us making history.
11 Planetary Radio Are you listening to this award-winning show?
12 Members' Dialogue Opinions on the current U.S. budget debate
as it applies to space science and economics.
13 Factinos A dissolving planet?; more risky asteroids than expected.
15 Q&A What is the definition of a planet?
17 Volunteer Spotlight More than 30 volunteers helped Bill Nye at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in April 2012.
21 What’s Up? Planets and meteor showers.
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