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Past Issues of The Planetary Report
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
A New Understanding, by Abigail Fraeman; What Comes Next on Mars?, by Javier Gómez-Elvira; Space on Earth; Snapshots From Space, by Emily Lakdawalla; Your Place In Space, by Bill Nye; Your Impact; What’s Up?, by Bruce Betts; Where We Are, by Emily Lakdawalla; Why I Explore, by Franck Marchis.
LightSail 2 Mission Success
Mission Success! by Bill Nye; Why I Explore, by Jennifer Vaughn; Where We Are, by Emily Lakdawalla; Venus' Ocean of Air and Clouds, by Javier Peralta; The State of Planetary Defense, by Vishnu Reddy.
Precise Movements, by Emily Lakdawalla; Space Defense for us All, by Bill Nye; Help Defend the Earth from Asteroids, by Bruce Betts; Where We Are, by Emily Lakdawalla; Apollo 11 Little West Crater Panorama, by Mike Constantine; Rosetta's Ancient Comet, by Martin Rubin and Cecilia Tubiana; Treasure Hunting with Hayabusa 2, by Makoto Yokishawa and Elizabeth Tasker.
Inside the Ice Giants
Change Comes to Washington, by Casey Dreier; The Realm of the Ice Giants, by Amy Simon; A Kepler Orrery, by Ethan Kruse; The Skies of Mini-Neptunes, by Hannah Wakeford; Up for a Challenge?, by Richard Chute; Scientific Progress, by Bruce Betts; Snapshots From Space, by Emily Lakdawalla.
Where Life Began
Total Immersion in the Heavens, by Casey Dreier; Flying by Home (OSIRIS-REx), by Vicky Hamilton; The Making of Life, by Michael L. Wong; updates on Lightsail 2 and Spacecraft Earth.
Return to Mercury
Voyage to Mercury (BepiColombo), by Elsa Montagnon; Farside Landing and Nearside Sample Return (Chang'e-4 and -5), by Long Xiao; Chandrayaan-2, by Sriram Bhiravarasu; updates on Lightsail 2, PlanetVac, and Australian space initiatives.