On the Cover: False color processing can reveal features of a planet's atmosphere that would be muted or invisible to the human eye. Here, combined ultraviolet, violet, and green images from Voyager 2 bring out bands, waves, and spots that are hard to discern in Saturn's bland, true colors. Using false color images, scientists can model details of the atmospheric composition and structure.
3 U.S. Space Science and Technology: James Van Allen looks at the current politics of space.
4 Weather on Saturn—The Second Voyager Look: Garry E. Hunt details what we've learned about Saturn's atmosphere from the second Voyager encounter with the ringed planet.
12 DPS Notes: Jon Lomberg reports from the Division for Planetary Sciences meeting.
6 News & Reviews Military shift; is space our salvation?
10 Washington Watch NASA's budget and The Planetary Society Political Advocacy.
14 Society Notes The Halley-SETI Appeal.