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The Planetary Exploration Survey: What Society Members Think About Planetary Protection, by Donald MacGregor and Paul Slovic; Near-Earth Objects: Friends or Foes? by Richard Binzel; The Crash on Jupiter: Looking for Answers in the Impacts, by Paul Weissman
Back to the Future: SETI Before the Space Age, by Steven Dick; Taking the Next Step: The European Moon Program, by R. M. Bonnet; The Mystery of Maxwell, by Kari Magee; Veering Onto the Information Superhighway, by Michael Haggerty; Assessing the Threat: Notes From the Chelyabinsk Asteroid Conference, by Louis Friedman
NASA Today, and a Vision for Tomorrow, by Daniel Goldin; The Crash at Last: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collides With Jupiter, by Keith Noll; Live From Other Worlds: A Pilot Electronic Field Trip, by Geoff Haines-Stiles; Watching Jupiter Worldwide, by Susan Lendroth and Carlos Populus
To Pluto by Way of a Postage Stamp, by Robert Staehle, Richard Terrile, and Stacy Weinstein; Sifting Through the Data: Clementine's Lunar Bonanza, by Charlene Anderson; Two for the Road: New Hope for Exploration in Space, by Louis Friedman; Advancing Our Ambitions: The 1994 Mars Rover Tests, by Charlene Anderson
Is It Dangerous to Return Samples from Mars to Earth? by Carl Sagan; Protecting Our Planet, Preserving Other Worlds, by Donald DeVincenzi; Where No One Has Gone Before...What is Planetary Protection, Anyway? by John Rummel and Michael Meyer; Rocks in Quarantine: Apollo's Lessons for Mars, by John Bagby; Lessons from Viking: The Search for Life on Mars, by Norman Horowitz and Arden Albee; Caution and Humility: Where There's Water... by Elliot Levinthal; Lessons From Evolution: Ruling Out Danger, by Thomas Jukes; Considering the Improbable: Life Underground on Mars, by C. P. McKay, M. Ivanov, and P. J. Boston; Swapping Rocks: Exchange of Surface Material Among the Planets, by H. Jay Melosh; Anticipating the Reaction: Public Concern About Sample Return Missions, by Margaret Race
The Gift of Apollo, by Carl Sagan; While We Weren't Watching: Apollo's Scientific Exploration of the Moon, by Andrew Chaikin; Observing a Cataclysm: The Last Days of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, by John Spencer; The Comet is Coming: The Planetary Society Revs Up for Jupiter Watch, by Charlene Anderson
No Space for NASA, by Nicholas Wade; Orbital Maneuvers: Magellan Aerobrakes Into Venus' Atmosphere, by David Doody; Laurel Wilkening Joins Planetary Society's Board of Directors, by James Burke; Mining the Air: How Far Have We Progressed? by Kumar Ramohalli
What Happened to Mars Observer? by Louis Friedman; Triumph and Failure: The Way of Planetary Exploration, by Louis Friedman; Return to the Wonder World: Mars Observer in Perspective, by Carl Sagan; The Space Station: In the Beginning, by Hans Mark
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