SpaceFlight Vol 61 No 09 – September 2019

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Memories of Apollo
A UK engineer joined the Apollo programme after being hired by Lockheed. Here, Tony Errington recounts his experiences and the day he saved Apollo 16 from a premature return to Earth.

Webb’s Giant
Nobody believed him at first – only the CIA knew he was telling the truth. NASA Administrator James Webb spoke of a giant Russian superbooster that epitomised their race to the Moon. Only years later did the story come out.

A long and winding road
John Sealander recalls the day he stood on the site where Apollo 10 left Earth for the Moon and shares his thoughts as he went back to see the flight of Falcon Heavy from an adjacent launch pad fifty years later.

Above and Beyond
Stephen Ashworth takes us to the stars as he recounts proceedings at the Interstellar Studies Workshop during late June.


Behind the news
Time to get moving – From Prague to the Cornish Riviera – Into the wild


ISS Report
9 June – 8 July 2019


John Healey (1922-2019), Jerrie Cobb (1931-2019)

The latest space-related books, games, videos

Satellite Digest
560 – June 2019

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

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