Spaceflight Vol 60 No 01 – January 2018

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Science for a Safer World
Chris Starr assesses the role of the Sentinel-2B satellite, part of the Copernicus programme, in helping to monitor the planet.

MOORE to Remember
Stuart Eves imagines M.O.O.R.E., a “virtual museum” where microsatellites provide “flythrough” visual scans of historic satellites.

Starship Troupers
Patrick Mahon reports on the grand opening of i4is – Initiative for Interstellar Studies.

The launch of Apollo 5
The Editor remembers the first flight of the Lunar Module in January 1968 and recalls what it was like behind the scenes during this often-overlooked milestone on the race to the Moon.

Monument to a Space Pioneer
Alan Marlow visits a museum in Bavaria dedicated to pioneering rocketeer Hermann Oberth.

1917-2017 A Space Odyssey
As part of our centenary series commemorating the life of Arthur C. Clarke, Nick Spall reflects on mysteries real and imagined.

Regular Features

Behind the news
Orion crewed flights delayed • Enceladus: Saturn’s heat pump


ISS Report
9 October – 8 November 2017

Richard Francis Gordon (1929-2017)

Satellite Digest
540 – October 2017

Society news / Diary
What’s happened • What’s coming up

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