08 February 2020
The latest issue of GoTaikonauts!, issue no 27 was just published. The newsletter features the obligatory Chinese Space Quarterly Report, covering the period of January - March 2019. The diary-like article gives an overview on the first three lunar days of Chang'e 4's operations on the far side of the Moon. In an detailed report, Blaine Curcio of Orbital Gateway Consulting describes his observations during visits to several European space companies and he is comparing those insights into the fundamental set-up and operation of the European and Chinese space industry. Brian Harvey reveals on hand of the raw data from Marine Traffic the movements of the fleet of Yuanwang space tracking vessels during the reporting period of mid-September to the end of December 2019. And last but not least we are republishing Donovan Cosby's impressions from a tour to the Beijing Air and Space museum.
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