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Earth's a Planet Too, by Charlene Anderson; Solar System Exploration: Some Thoughts on Techniques and Technologies, by Ivan Bekey; Launching Planetary Missions: An International Inventory, by Jerry Grey; Masers from Mira Stars: A Scenario Revealing Jovian Planets? by Curtis Struck-Marcell; Glaciers and Glasnost, by Michael Carroll
Exploring Other Worlds and Exploring This One: The Connection, by Carl Sagan; Earth, the Living Planet: How Life Regulates the Atmosphere, by James Kasting; Earth in the Mind of Humankind, by Richard Berendzen; Earth as a Target for Planetary Research, by William Hartmann; Mission to Planet Earth, by John Dutton; Seeding Earth: Comets, Oceans and Life, by Christopher Chyba
Venus: Behind the Veil, by Charlene Anderson; Galileo: The Earth Encounters, by Theodore Clarke and Fraser Fanale; The Case for a Multinational Mars Surveyor Program, by D. G. Rea, M. H. Carr, and M. K. Craig; The Apollo Anniversary: Excerpt from the Address by President George Bush; Consolidating the Presidential Initiative, by Carl Sagan and Louis Friedman
Putting Voyager Together, by William McLaughlin; Jupiter: First Stop on Voyager's Grand Tour, by David Morrison; Saturn: Jewel of the Solar System, by Jeffery Cuzzi; Uranus: Beneath That Bland Exterior, by Richard Simpson and Ellis Miner; Voyager 2 Approaches Neptune, by Ellis Miner; The Voyager Interstellar Mission, by Dan Finnerty
The Solar System in Chaos, by Eugene Mallove; A Triumphant Beginning, by Bruce Murray; The Phobos Argosy—A Brave and Bitter Tale, by James Burke; Approaching Neptune, by Charlene Anderson; A Pioneer of Planetary Science, by Bettyann Kevles; Who Cares About Planetary Exploration? by Jon Miller
Comets: Mementos of Creation, by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan; Changing Views of Mars, by Stephen Larson; The Concept of Extraterrestrial Intelligence—An Emerging Cosmology? by Steven Dick; Lunar Polar Explorers, by James Burke
A Talk With Roald Zinnurovich Sagdeev, by Louis Friedman; The Discovery of Stardust in Meteorites, by John Larimer; Planetary Exploration—A Third Great Age of Discovery, by Stephen Pyne; Continuing SETI: Scientists Share Findings at Toronto Conference, by Thomas McDonough; Mars Watch Chronicles, by Susan Lendroth
The Way to Mars, by V. Glushko, Y. Semenov, and L. Gorshkov; A Soviet View of a Lunar Base, by Vladislav V. Shevchenko; Oceans on Venus—The Great Debate, by Charlene Anderson; The Water That Got Away, by James Kasting; Born Wet or Bone Dry? by David Grinspoon
The United States' Future in Space: The Candidates Share Their Visions, by Tim Lynch; The Mars Balloon: A Novel Approach to a Treacherous Terrain, by Louis Friedman; Outbound to Mars: The Phobos Mission is Launched, by James Burke; Phobos—A Surface Mine or an International Park? by Iván Almár, Andras Horváth, and Erzsébet Illés
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