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In this special issue, we have tried to combine a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo using a telescope to look at the night sky and also the 40th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing, by presenting a mix of articles that are themed around astronomy and space technology.

Space science
Space technology
Astronomy

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