SpaceFlight Vol 61 No 05 – May 2019
Return of the Dragon
SpaceX has taken a big step forward by successfully launching its Dragon 2 crew-carrying capsule to the International Space Station but how long before astronauts get to ride the latest people-carrier?
The Impact of Apollo – Part 2
Nick Spall FBIS looks at the technological and inspirational legacy of the Apollo Moon shots and finds value in the money spent.
Apollo 10 – so near, yet so far
David Baker recalls events 50 years ago when three astronauts got closer to the Moon than ever before and yet left the final descent to glory to the next mission in line, clearing the way for the first landing.
The Impact of Apollo – Part 1
Nick Spall FBIS begins his three-part series surveying the impact of the Moon landings on human society, technology and the subsequent development of space exploration.
Using a wide range of commercial providers, NASA is building a roadmap to the Moon with landers, space tugs and spacecraft for taking humans back to the surface by 2028.
Behind the news extra
SLS: hanging in the balance?
9 February – 8 March 2019
Letters to the Editor
The latest space-related books, games, videos
556 – Ferbruary 2019
Society news / Diary
What’s happened/ What’s coming up