SpaceFlight Vol 62 No 08 – August 2020
Funny things happen on prolonged space flights, including a level of gene modification now under investigation at the ISS.
Open for Business
Derek Webber of Spaceflight Associates makes an impassioned plea for lunar exploration and resource utilisation as nations prepare to build a permanent presence on the Moon.
Stephen Baxter FBIS examines the BIS’ SPACE Project in which a very large habitation in orbit provides a base for space factories.
Rising to Demand
Griffith Ingram looks at the pioneering efforts of B2Space and their push for rocket-carrying balloons and at interim plans for sending experiments to the stratosphere.
Rewards of the Job
Award-winning space historian Frank H. Winter reflects on the honours awarded to Karlheinz Rohrwild and his work as Director of the Oberth Museum in Bavaria.
Behind the news
A New Dawn? – Gearing Up – Long and Winding Road – China unveils its own ISS! – Moonbound – Everyone’s gone...to Mars! – Artemis: Change of Plan
9 May – 8 June 2020
The latest space-related books, games, videos
Satellite Digest 551
1 May – 10 June 2020
Letters to the Editor
Society news / Diary
What’s happened/ What’s coming up