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Spaceflight Magazine
« on: 09/01/2008 04:11 PM »
The new issue of Spaceflight magazine has an interesting article by Asif Siddiqi titled "Lifting the Veil":

http://www.bis-spaceflight.com/sitesia.aspx/page/183/id/1836/l/en-us

The article is about how many Soviet space and rocketry leaders were known in the West during the 1950s and 1960s.  As Siddiqi notes, although many publications referred to Korolev as "the Chief Designer" and said that his name was unknown, there were a number of western publications during the 1960s that accurately reported his name and involvement in leading the Soviet space effort.  Some other key officials like Glushko and Yangle are also discussed.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #1 on: 01/11/2011 07:07 PM »
I write a lot for Spaceflight, the British Interplanetary Society's monthly magazine.  I didn't know that they had a dedicated website for the latest issue:

http://www.spaceflightmagazine.com/pages/latest-issue.html

That is much more slick than the standard BIS site.  Here is the main link:

http://www.spaceflightmagazine.com/

I don't have anything in the February issue, however.

Spaceflight is the best English-language magazine devoted to space issues.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #2 on: 01/13/2011 07:30 PM »
I do some work for Spaceflight Magazine also (not as much as I used to do..) But my photos do get published :)

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Not only humans read Spaceflight, robots do to...

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #3 on: 02/04/2011 03:03 PM »
The latest issue of Spaceflight magazine is on sale from 10 February 2011 and contains a wealth of exciting features and news reports....


http://www.spaceflightmagazine.com/pages/latest-issue.html



« Last Edit: 02/04/2011 03:03 PM by jacqmans »

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #4 on: 02/04/2011 03:22 PM »
Has anyone seen this in American bookstores? Seems a tad bit expensive to subscribe on this side of the pond.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #5 on: 02/04/2011 03:23 PM »
Has anyone seen this in American bookstores? Seems a tad bit expensive to subscribe on this side of the pond.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #6 on: 02/04/2011 06:00 PM »
You can find it in a big Barnes and Noble, surprisingly.  I've even seen it in the B&N on Maui...

I've got a short article in this issue.  It's about the ALHAT landing system test.



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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #7 on: 02/04/2011 06:29 PM »
Thanks - just got my Groupon deal of a $20 BN giftcard for $10, I'll drop by my BN once that clears through and see. And this revived my interest enough to pop on a Quest subscription while I was in the mood!

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #8 on: 02/04/2011 07:34 PM »
Eh... Quest has been hit or miss.  The print quality is consistently, well, crappy.  No color photos, and frequently lousy photo reproduction.  They have run some pretty good articles in the recent past, however, after a long slump.

You'll hear a lot of opinions about Spaceflight.  I give them credit for good photo selection and quality.  Layout is boring compared to mass market magazines.  As for the articles, it depends what you like.  I've heard a number of complaints about them running travelogues of ISS missions.  But they've had some interesting stuff in the recent past.  For instance, last year they had an article where somebody tracked down all the remaining Saturn F-1 engines.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #9 on: 02/04/2011 08:08 PM »
Glad you liked my articles on the whereabouts of the F-1 engines!

Coming up next an article about where all the Saturn rockets disappeared to in the 1970s before they went on show....

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #10 on: 02/04/2011 09:08 PM »
Glad you liked my articles on the whereabouts of the F-1 engines!

Coming up next an article about where all the Saturn rockets disappeared to in the 1970s before they went on show....

Did you track this one?  :)
http://www.spacelaunchreport.com/sa214.html
http://www.spacelaunchreport.com/sa214.jpg

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #11 on: 02/04/2011 10:27 PM »
Yes I have some nice colour photos of it in my Saturn I/IB book.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #12 on: 02/05/2011 05:54 AM »
Our B&N didnít have it. The gal at the desk went on about demographic this and that.
Apparently we donít rate.
Plenty of WWE rags to pick from though. Itíd be a shame not to get the latest on CM Punk.

Thank God for our local library.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #13 on: 02/05/2011 06:04 AM »
Is this magazine going to be published in an iPad or Kindle format?  If so I'd certainly go for it.
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

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Re: Spaceflight Magazine
« Reply #14 on: 02/05/2011 01:13 PM »
I can't believe it comes even close to the market needed to do in iPad format.

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