Volume 17, number 6
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(Planetary Society members only)
4 Planetfest '97: Jennifer Vaughn gives a report on a few of the highlights of this year's event.
5 A Martian Walkabout: Charlene Anderson takes a stroll around the Pathfinder landing site to familiarize us with a landscape that we'll soon come to know better with the Sojourner rover.
10 Mars Life? One Year Later: Bruce Jakosky updates us on the state of research on the possible detection of evidence for life in the Martian meteorite ALH84001, one year after its discovery.
14 The Man Passing By on His Way to the Moon: Bevan French gives a touching memorial to Gene Shoemaker, one of the world's greatest planetary scientists.
3 Members' Dialogue Names and humans on Mars; ice insights.
16 Basics of Spaceflight Where are they now?
18 News & Reviews Can the public love (and support) robots?
19 World Watch NASA budget, Russian human spaceflight, and multiple asteroid missions.
20 Q&A Earth vs meteors.
22 Society News SETI website launches; Society member names on Stardust.