Volume 9, number 3
Jupiter—A Waiting Giant
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4 The Solar System in Chaos: Eugene Mallove shows that the orbits of bodies in the solar system don't exactly behave like clockwork.
8 A Triumphant Beginning: Bruce Murray explains the delay of the launch of Galileo.
14 The Phobos Argosy—A Brave and Bitter Tale: James Burke discusses the failure of the USSR's two Phobos spacecraft.
16 Approaching Neptune: Charlene Anderson looks ahead to Voyager 2's upcoming encounter with Neptune.
18 A Pioneer of Planetary Science: Bettyann Kevles tells the story of Gerard Kuiper, regarded as a father of modern planetary science.
22 Who Cares About Planetary Exploration? Jon D. Miller digs into public opinion polls to answer this question.
3 Members' Dialogue Failure of Phobos.
25 World Watch Magellan launches, Phobos fails, and Bush's space policy officials are named.
26 News & Reviews Pulsar mysteries; future of the space program.
27 Society Notes Mars SNAKE design team, Voyager watch, and Sri Lanka's Astronomical Association.
28 Q&A Where does "deep space" begin?