Spaceflight Vol 56 No 10 – October 2014

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The Last Man on the Moon
Rick Mulheirn has been to the movies, more specifically to the Sheffield Film festival to talk with former astronaut Eugene A Cernan about his life, his epic flight as commander of the last Apollo mission to the Moon and about the film that has been made about it all.

The Farnborough International Air Show 2014
Mat Irvine packed up his sandwiches and took a trip to this year’s Farnborough International Air Show to see what the space agencies and the commercial companies were putting on display and to get a feel for an industry in a state of change.

The Bachem Natter Part 3
Historian and specialist on one of the more bizarre weapons of World War Two, Brett Gooden concludes his three-part story about the world’s first vertically-launched man-carrying rocket and the influence this had on post-war developments with rocket powered aircraft.

Close Encounters of the Top Secret Kind
Dwayne Day looks at a strange incident during the height of the Cold War when for a while it appeared the Russians might be trying to intercept a US spy satellite and takes look himself at the practice of satellites spying on satellites.

Britain in Space – Spaceports UK

World News Analysis – Rosetta arrives!

Briefing notes – news shorts from around the world

Satellite Digest – 501 July 2014

ISS Operations Summary – 16 July – 15 August 2014

Flashback – A regular feature looking back 50 years ago this month

Inbox – A permanent presence – Metre meter – United we stand

Off the Shelf – Von Braun – For the Moon and Mars N1

Society News – Houston! We read you loud and clear – To the Stars – BIS Medal awarded to Ralph Timberlake – BIS at Loncon 3

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