Spaceflight Vol 58 No 09 – September 2016
The RAF’s Thor Sites
John Boyes follows up his latest book on the British deployment of the Thor missile with a summary of the choices available supporting a deployment which was at best a short-lived political move.
ESA head aims for innovation
David Todd interviewed ESA Director-General Johann-Dietrich Woerner to seek his views on a range of critical issues as a challenging period ahead brings questions concerning direction and future policy.
Humans in Space and Chemical Risks to Health
A government expert on health issues, Dr John R. Cain explores the many ways in which future space explorers should manage health risk and about the chemical cocktails that could threaten life.
On returning to Europe after his historic six-months in space between December 2015 and June 2016, UK astronaut Tim Peake speaks about his memorable stay aboard the ISS.
BRICS in Space
Spaceflight contributor Gurbir Singh reports on a unique and progressive organisation which brings together a group of space-faring countries to pool assets for civilian applications and asks whether this could be a model for the future.
News Analysis – JUNO at Jupiter
A Letter from the Editor
Briefing notes – news shorts from around the world
ISS Report – 15 June-16 July 2016
Satellite Digest – 524 June 2016
Obituaries – Hartmut Sänger – Harry Oskar Ruppe – Hervé Moulin
Flashback – A regular feature looking back 50 years ago this month
Correspondence – Rocket Planes – An appreciation – For humanity – Site survey
Society News – With gratitude