Air & Space Magazine: March 2013
An eyewitness speaks publicly for the first time about history’s worst launch accident.
By Anatoly Zak
In the 1920’s, only one man held the key to aerial navigation.
By Roger Connor
Adaptive optics and lasers are giving ground-based telescopes better-than-Hubble views.
By Heather Goss
A World War I aircraft enthusiast’s collection tracks the evolution of the species.
By Peter Garrison
Two showmen, one dirigible, and the flight that changed aviation.
By Paul Glenshaw
Over Vietnam, F-100 pilots flew fast and low. Later, they hit the heights.
By Mark Bernstein
The Voyagers begin the first real star trek.
By Christopher Riley and Richard Corfield
More than 35 years into their mission, our farthest-flung spacecraft are not finished yet.
By Paul Hoversten
Timing is everything.
By J.R. Dailey
An artifact returns to service after being on display for eight years.
By Rebecca Maksel
Operation Redwing tested aircraft vulnerabilities to atomic blasts.
By Norvin C. “Bud” Evans
Test pilot Gale Moore rose to the challenge of the XH-17.
By Don Porter
Once a best-seller, the airliner’s pilots still swear by it.
By George C. Larson, Member, NAA