Volume 16, number 6
Galileo's Wild Ride
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4 The Wild Ride of the Galileo Probe: Sampling Jupiter's Atmosphere: Richard Young, the leader of the Galileo probe science team, presents their results from the first in-situ measurements ever taken of the giant planet's atmosphere.
10 Aiming for the Red Planet: Japan's Planet-B Mission: Tatsundo Yamamoto and Koichiro Tsuruda discuss Japan's plans for their first Mars mission, with the goal of looking at the planet's little-explored upper atmosphere.
12 Galileo's First Look at Ganymede and Europa: Charlene Anderson showcases some of first stunning images of these Galilean moons to be returned to Earth.
17 A Great Year: Louis Friedman looks back at 1996, a year for which NASA is worth a lot of praise.
3 Members' Dialogue Privatizing space exploration; SETI donations.
16 News & Reviews Taking a look at the Science issue featuring ALH84001.
18 Society Notes Red Rover project, United Nations Workshop, and the Red Planet Connection.
19 Q&A How localized are meteor showers?
20 Basics of Spaceflight Flying a robotic interplanetary spacecraft.