December 2014 Space 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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Space Environment

ESA’s Clean Space Initiative and the role of the LCA tool

Astronautics

The Aeromobil 3.0 flying car spreads its wings

Space Environment

Beware the situation: how JSpOC tracks space debris

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Cassini above Saturn’s north pole during summer, with the hexagon and polar cyclone in view. Space Science

Cassini observations open up Saturn’s atmosphere

Astronautics

Saving geostationary orbit

Artist’s impression depicting the JUICE spacecraft. Space Science

Exploring Jupiter’s icy moons