Air & Space Magazine: May 2002
Exhilaration, fear, surprise, and fun: spaceflight, according to the astronauts.
By The Editors of Air&Space Magazine
Devices an aerobatic airplane uses to defy gravity--and convention.
By Patricia Trenner
Why airshows have so many Russians on their rosters.
By Debbie Gary
The Boeing B-29
By J. Douglas Hinton
On your next flight, the passenger in the seat beside you could be a federal air marshal.
By D.C. Agle
What scientists haven't solved and hot-shot pilots won't talk about.
By William Gregory
How a clever camera and its irascible inventor captured the lunar surface—but not the hearts of Apollo astronauts.
By Joseph Bourque
We've done the moon. Mars is too far. There's a better destination in our own back yard.
By Thomas D. Jones
The airplane builders of Mundelein High.
By John Fleischman
By J.R. Dailey
The reality of spaceflight is tangible; a spacecraft or flight spare enables us to preserve the technology involved in a Mars landing so that future generations can understand how it was done. But how do you preserve a "sensation" so that future generations will appreciate its impact on society?
By Bob Craddock
By Major Arthur Tomassetti
By Homer Hickam
By Stuart Nixon