Volume 20, number 1
Europa: Tantalizing Possibilities
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4 Mars Exploration: Faster, Better, Cheaper is Still the Way: Louis Friedman takes a close look at the loss of Mars Polar Lander, reflects on what we've learned from it, and considers whether or not there is an alternative to "faster, better, cheaper" in the exploration of the planets.
8 Planetfest '99: Michael Carroll shares some highlights from the celebration.
12 Searching for Life (?) on Europa: Charlene Anderson highlights the world in our solar system that might support life beneath its icy crust.
3 Members' Dialogue Encouraging words and assorted notes.
15 Q&A What are Lagrangian points, and where are they?
22 Society News Remembering India Wadkins; "Sounds on Mars" essay contest winner.