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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International cooperation drives Germany’s space ambitions

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SERC wants us all to get to grips with space junk

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Global robotic network for monitoring near-Earth and outer space

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