Volume 35, number 2
June Solstice 2015
We Did It!
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(Planetary Society members only)
2 A Perfect Launch...: Doug Stetson reports on LightSail's dramatic test flight.
6 Pushing Back the Frontier: Jason Davis recounts The Planetary Society's history of advocating for a Pluto mission.
13 A Wider View: Jason Rhodes describes WFIRST, the new space telescope on NASA's drawing board.
17 Crowdfunding Success: Richard Chute reports on our wildly successful Kickstarter campaign.
20 Protecting Our World: Bruce Betts introduces the new NEO Shoemaker Grant winners.
22 Humans to Mars: Casey Dreier reports on a Star Wars solution for rogue asteroids.
4 Your Place in Space Bill Nye celebrates a season of success.
12 Factinos Bright spots on Ceres.
18 Volunteer Spotlight Kate Howells highlights our volunteers in Mexico City.
<>19 Happening on Planetary Radio Mat Kaplan talks to the people who make space exploration happen.
19 On Planetary.org
21 What’s Up? The Perseids, Venus, Jupiter, and Mars!