Issue #2(2) 2014 Lounge

Flying saucers return

Spectacular catch – NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator is retrieved from the Pacific after a near-space test flight. The LDSD project is evaluating landing technologies for future Mars missions

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European space business incubators and accelerators

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ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti’s photo of the UK from the International Space Station. Opinion

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