Pasadena, CA: The Planetary Society, 1998. Presumed First Edition, First printing this issue. Wraps. 24 pages (including covers). Illustrations (some in color). Cover has some wear and soiling. Mailing information on the back cover. The Planetary Society is an American internationally active, nonprofit foundation. It is involved in research, public outreach, and political advocacy for engineering projects related to astronomy, planetary science, and space exploration. It was founded in 1980 by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman. The Society is dedicated to the exploration of the Solar System, the search for near-Earth objects, and the search for extraterrestrial life. The Planetary Society is also a strong advocate for space funding and missions of exploration within NASA. The Planetary Society also sponsors projects that will "seed" further exploration. The Planetary Report is the internationally recognized flagship magazine of The Planetary Society, featuring articles and full-color photos to provide comprehensive coverage of discoveries on Earth and other planets. In this issue there are articles on the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft, Craters on Eros, Planetary Rings, and the Japanese Nozomi mission to Mars. Condition: Good.
Keywords: Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous, Spacecraft, Craters, Planetary Rings, Nozomi, Scott Murchie, James McAdams, Mark Robinson, Jonathan Joseph, Asteroid Eros, Andre Bormanis, John Logsdon, Louis Friedman, Clark Chapman