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Q: I am a writer interested in submitting my work to AIR & SPACE Magazine. What are your guidelines?
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Q: Who do I contact to request permission for use of articles or images from AIR & SPACE magazine?
A: Please send all rights and permission queries to csheen@si.edu.

Q: How can I obtain a copy of a printed article from a current or back issue?
A: Unfortunately, we do not offer printed copies of current or past articles to subscribers. You may, however, order a copy of the current or back issue (see below).

Q: How can I order a copy of the current issue or a back issue?
A: A copy of the current issue costs $5.99. A copy of a back issue costs $7.00; however, some back issues are out of print.*  There are no shipping fees for issues sent within the United States.  For shipping outside the US or questions about availability please contact James Babcock at babcockj@si.edu.

Please send the issue date, along with a check or money order payable to AIR & SPACE Magazine to:

Back Issue Dept
Air & Space magazine
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New York, NY 10170

To find out in which issue an article ran, you can search our site, or call toll-free 877-240-1183 and ask for Reader Services.

*Back Issue Availability

•  All issues prior to and including January 2006 are out of print, including the charter issue (May 1986).
•  Most issues from March 2006 to date are available, although in limited quantities.

Q: How can I get in touch with the author of an article or someone mentioned in the article?
A: It is our policy not to give out addresses and telephone numbers of our writers or people mentioned in our articles. We will gladly forward a letter on behalf of a reader, but we cannot guarantee that the addressee will respond.

Send your letter to:

AIR & SPACE Magazine
Reader Services, MRC 513
PO Box 37012
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Q: Is there a cumulative index for AIR & SPACE Magazine?
A: We have no immediate plans to publish the index.

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