The Planetary Report is the internationally recognized flagship magazine of The Planetary Society, featuring lively articles and full-color photos to provide comprehensive coverage of discoveries on Earth and other planets.
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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
The Saying of Science, by Jonathan Eberhart; Planet X: Fact or Fiction? by John Anderson; Humans to Mars: The Mission That NASA Did Not Fly, by Edward Ezell; Mars Watch '88: A Close Encounter of the Red Kind, by Stephen Edberg and Susan Lendroth
Pursuing the Challenge, by Carl Pilcher and Adriana Ocampo; Planets Around Other Stars? Some Exciting New Evidence, by Bruce Campbell; Tracking Asteroids—The Planetary Society Supports Astrometry Project, by Jeremy Tatum; Some Mysteries of Planetary Science, by Carl Sagan
Life in the Universe, by Donald DeVincenzi; Life's Origin: The Cosmic, Planetary and Biological Processes, by T. Scattergood, D. Des Marais, and L. Jahnke; Chemistry Between the Stars, by William Irvine; The Origin of Life, by James Ferris; Mars, Then and Now by Norman Horowitz; Biology and the Exploration of Mars, by Harold Klein; Time Travel and Chemical Evolution: A Look at the Outer Solar System, by Tobias Owen; Finding and Studying Other Planetary Systems, by David Black; The Windows of SETI—Frequency and Time Travel in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, by Bernard Oliver; Terraforming: Making an Earth of Mars, by Christopher McKay
Auroras at Venus? by Harry Taylor, Jr.; Lightning on Venus—An Alternative View, by William Borucki; How the Planetary Sciences Struggle Toward the Truth, by James Burke; Eighteen Months of META: A Status Report on The Planetary Society's SETI Project, by Paul Horowitz; A Space Station Worth the Cost: The Planetary Society Proposal, by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman
Studying Halley's Comet from Earth and from Space, by Jürgen Rahe; The Science of Comets: A Post-Encounter Assessment, by D. Asoka Mendis; The Wobbling Nucleus of Halley's Comet, by Michael Belton; Halley's Comet Was Here! A Look at Halleymania, by Louis Friedman; The Next Step in Exploring Comets, by Marcia Neugebauer
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