Volume 21, number 4
A New Mars
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4 Opinion: Let's Put Martian Life First: Chris McKay shares his thoughts with our members.
6 Cosmos 1 Test Capsule Repaired After Prelaunch Accident: Louis Friedman reports on the accident that took place in April while preparing for launch.
10 Solar Sail Watch: Coming Soon to a Backyard Near You: Susan Lendroth gives the details on what to expect and how to prepare for the Cosmos 1 launch.
12 Mars, Old and New: A Personal View by Bruce Murray: Bruce Murray discusses how Mars Global Surveyor is shattering old paradigms of the Red Planet.
18 Merton Davies, Space Pioneer, Warmly Remembered: Bruce Murray remembers his longtime friend.
3 Members' Dialogue Cosmos 1, SETI, and rallying for Io
18 World Watch Pluto mission contenders and NASA's plans for upcoming Mars launch opportunities
20 Q&A How do we determine coordinate systems on gas giants? Does it rain diamonds on Neptune?
22 Society News New board member and advisers announced; SETI construction update