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Beginnings of Galactic Exploration/Some Thoughts on SETI, by Philip Morrison and Christopher Chyba; An Ocean in Callisto? by David J. Stevenson; Mars Global Surveyor: A Close Eye on Mars, by Jennifer Vaughn; Whatever Happened to Planet X? by John Anderson
Grand Challenges for Space Exploration, by Wesley T. Huntress, Jr.; "Ices" Throughout the Solar System, by Wendy M. Calvin; Building Toward Mars: A Vision of the Future, by Charles Elachi and Louis Friedman
Space: You Can't Get There From Here, by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Louis Friedman; Lunar Prospector: Reviving Interest in the Moon, by Jim Burke; A Lunar Polar Orbiter: A Long Time Coming, by Jim Burke; Scientific Results of the Mars Pathfinder Mission, by Matt Golombek
NEAR So Far: Approaching Asteroid Eros, by Scott L. Murchie, James V. McAdams, Mark S. Robinson, and Jonathan Joseph; Help Name the Craters on Eros! by Charlene M. Anderson; Planetary Rings: Endless Allure, by Andre Bormanis; There's a New Bird Aloft—Hope, by John Logsdon
Opinion: Striving Outward, by Jim Burke; Backyard Bolides: Finding a Buried Impact Crater, by Wylie Poag; Cosmic Dust: Evidence of a Comet Shower, by Ken Farley; Europa: Layers of Mystery, by Charlene Anderson
Opinion: Searching for Life in the Universe, by Bruce Jakosky; The Hunt for Lunar Ice, by Jim Burke; Mars Global Surveyor Observes Dust Storms and Polar Cap Recession, by Jennifer Vaughn; The Mars Microphone: Ready to Go! by Greg Delory
Opinion: The Green Space Project, by Kim Stanley Robinson; Deep Space 1: Exploration Technology for the 21st Century, by Robert M. Nelson and Marc D. Rayman; The Mars Rock: Some of its Chemistry is from Earth, by Gene McDonald; Earthly Contaminants Don't Rule Out Martian Life, by David S. McKay, Everett K. Gibson, and Kathie L. Thomas-Keprta; Deep Impact: Filming a Cosmic Catastrophe, by Charlene M. Anderson
Mars Global Surveyor: The Saga of the Solar Array, by Glenn E. Cunningham; Mars Global Surveyor Science Update, by Arden Albee; The Genesis Mission: Catching Pieces of the Sun, by Don Burnett; The Contour Mission: Seeking Clues to Our Origin, by Joseph Veverka
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