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2004 Annual Science Report

Reporting  |  JUL 2003 – JUN 2004

Bruce Runnegar
NAI Director: Bruce Runnegar
Letter from the Director: 2004 NAI Annual Report

We live in exciting times. From an astrobiological perspective, the enduring triumph of the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity , the promise of Cassini-Huygens, and the accumulating catalog of extrasolar planets and planetary systems, are obvious highlights. We also live in interesting times. The transformation of NASA from an agency focused on the origin, future, and occurrence of life in the Universe (NASA 2003 Strategic Plan) to one with a novel Vision for Space Exploration is still underway.

The broad astrobiological goals, articulated in the Strategic Plan and the Astrobiology Roadmap, remain the priorities of any enlightened civilization. But the ...

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