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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See also

Astronautics

Building Confidence and Reducing Risk in Space Resources Policy

Environment

The Benefits of a British Spaceport

Astronautics

Using algae to support astronauts on deep space missions

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LED-lit photobioreactor that cultivates algae under controlled atmospheric pressures, developed at the University of Colorado Boulder. Astronautics

Using algae to support astronauts on deep space missions

Artist’s concept of a US Coast Guard cutter illuminating Arctic icebergs. Security

Guardians of the galaxy

NASA/Pat Rawlings Security

Ever-changing views on space resource utilisation