Volume 17, number 5
The Color of Europa
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4 A Brief History of the Moon: William Hartmann draws on both his scientific and artistic backgrounds to recount the leading theory of the Moon's formation, based largely on his research with Donald R. Davis.
12 The Color of Europa: Paul Geissler compares results from Voyager and Galileo of this icy Jovian moon.
14 On to Eros! Clark Chapman gives some hints on observing this tiny nearby object, which the Near-Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft is heading toward.
18 Carl Sagan Memorial Station: Louis Friedman presents a special surprise to the Society bestowed by the Pathfinder team.
3 Members' Dialogue Remembering Gene Shoemaker; science and the public.
16 Basics of Spaceflight Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO).
19 News & Reviews The importance of the improbable.
20 Factino NEAR flyby yields its first close-ups of Mathilde.
20 World Watch Houston, do we really have a problem?
23 Society News Thousands celebrate at Planetfest; Rover Roundup papers published.