December 2014 Space Lounge

The vanity of machines

Ready for the big event – Rosetta mission selfie taken on 7 October at a distance of about 16 km from its target comet

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Eating in space: from Michelin-starred chefs to self-sufficiency

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Space is open for business

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Necessity is the mother of invention

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Sky-fi dawn of the space internet era

Multi-dome lunar base being constructed, based on the 3D printing concept. Once assembled, the inflated domes are covered with a layer of 3D-printed lunar regolith by robots to help protect the occupants against space radiation and micrometeoroids. Space Environment

Surviving radiation for space colonisation

An artistic interpretation of orbital tracks for satellites in a mega constellation by artist Zoe Squires (see p108). Special Reports

Mega-challenges for mega-constellations