Spaceflight Vol 60 No 08 – August 2018

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To Russia with Love
Philip Corneille describes how Russia fell in love with an iconic Omega timepiece first worn by NASA astronauts.

A glimpse of the Cosmos
Nicholas Da Costa shows us around the refurbished Cosmos Pavilion – the Moscow museum for Russian space achievements.

Deadly Dust
The Editor looks back at results from the Apollo Moon landings and asks whether we are turning a blind eye to perils on the lunar surface.

Mapping the outer limits
SpaceFlight examines the latest findings concerning Charon, Pluto’s major satellite, using data sent back by NASA's New Horizons.

Peake Viewing
Rick Mulheirn comes face to face with Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft and explains where this travelling display can be seen.

38th BIS Russia-Sino forum
Brian Harvey and Ken MacTaggart sum up the latest Society meeting dedicated to Russian and Chinese space activities.

Regular Features

Behind the news
UK maps out its space defence strategy


ISS Report
9 May – 8 June 2018

Alan Bean (1932-2018)

Satellite Digest
547 – May 2018

August 1968

The latest space-related books, games, videos

Letters to the editor
A new interstellar asteroid?

Society news / Diary


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