Issue #2(2) 2014 Lounge

The vanity of machines

I was here – Rosetta’s self-portrait as it passes Mars, one of four planetary gravity assists needed to boost the spacecraft onto the trajectory to meet its target, comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

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Laying the foundations for cosmic habitation

A Soyuz 2.1A rocket lifts off on 27 December from Vostochny Cosmodrome carrying a pair pf Kanopus-V remote sensing satellites and a secondary payload of 26 smallsats arranged by GK Launch Services. Astronautics

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The Apollo 15 landing site with rover tracks, astronaut footprints and equipment will be much the same today as when the crew departed in July 1971. Lounge

Protecting our lunar legacy