Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 06 Mar 2015 13:18:09 +0000Journey to Space 3D Opens at IMAX Theaters new big-screen film documents the progress of NASA’s next big adventure.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:18:09 +0000Dawn Spacecraft Closes in on Ceres we’ll find out what those mysterious bright spots are.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:40:17 +0000Even Cosmonauts Liked the Vulcan Greeting Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:02:28 +0000For Service Above and Beyond who won the Medal of Honor, from WWI to Vietnam.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:32:24 +0000Russia Installs Nanny Cam at Siberian Spaceport public oversight can speed up construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome.Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:44:43 +0000Earth-like Planets Might be<br>Rare After All computer simulations suggest that red dwarfs would give rise to desert planets or waterworlds.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:01:43 +0000Balloons of the Cold War “Winds of Freedom” used leaflet-filled balloons to fight Communism. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:29:12 +0000The New Silk Road paths lead back to the Middle EastThu, 19 Feb 2015 14:57:57 +0000Ancient Life on the Moon — From Earth possibility that terrestrial fossils are preserved in Moon rocks makes lunar exploration even more appealing.Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:24:11 +0000Getting Married On the Fly who wed in balloons and airplanes.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:13:17 +0000How Could We Detect Life in Europa’s Geysers? consider how to sample the spray from Jupiter’s moon.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:07:54 +0000European Spaceplane Test a Success spacecraft splashes down in the Pacific.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:01:32 +0000The Basics: Four Trainers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:02:43 +0000P-40 Warhawks and Flying Tigers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:02:17 +0000B-25s Fly a Raid on Tokyo Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:01:50 +0000P-39s of the Cactus Air Force Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:01:25 +0000The Douglas Dauntless and Other Heroes of Midway Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:48 +0000The Fighter That Shot Down Yamamoto Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:28 +0000Mission to Ploesti: B-24 Liberators Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:06 +0000All the Way to Berlin with Mustangs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:58:24 +0000B-17s and a Big Week of Bombing Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:58:06 +0000C-47s on D-Day Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:49 +0000B-26 Marauders, A-26 Invaders Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:29 +0000Hellcats, Helldivers, and Avengers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:04 +0000P-47s Did It All Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:55:44 +0000Corsairs, the Angels of Iwo Jima Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:55:21 +0000B-29s Become the Ultimate Weapons Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:54:49 +0000A History of WW2 in 25 Airplanes years after the war’s end, the airplanes that won it are flying over the National Mall.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:51:10 +0000Duke Ellington’s Ode to the First Moon Landing 1969, the jazz composer performed a rare vocal to mark Apollo 11’s historic flight. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:22:34 +0000Why Are There So Few Female Pilots? the barriers that stop women from flying.Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:42:29 +0000When Disney Went to War World War II, the cartoon studio created hundreds of insignia for American troops.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:12:25 +0000VIDEO: Hubble’s Hat Trick space telescope captures three moons crossing the disk of Jupiter at the same time.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:14 +0000The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Flew for Israel in 1948 new documentary introduces the American volunteers who founded Israel’s first Air Force.Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:49:09 +0000Gallery: What Can the F-35 Weather?’s Lightning II undergoes climate testing to prove it can fly under any conditions.Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:19:32 +0000A Meteorite Returns to Space, In the Name of Art Katie Paterson discusses bouncing sonatas off the moon, mapping dead stars, and her recent collaboration with the European Space Agency.Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:24:27 +0000Japan’s Small Jet Gamble Mitsubishi succeed in the crowded regional jet market?Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:40:48 +0000Are UAV Ready to Rock? band OK Go plays pro-drone concert at DC’s legendary 9:30 Club.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:42:45 +0000B. Ray Hawke, Lunar Geologist a valued collaborator and friend.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:07:36 +0000Closing in on Mysterious Ceres another world that may have an internal ocean.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:50:35 +0000When “Go” is Better Than “No Go” aborting the takeoff is the wrong decision.Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:07 +0000Aero Meets Hero: A Cartoonist’s Take on WW2 Victory, the spiritual heir of Captain America.Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:27:34 +0000Supermarket Spaceships 1950s life-sized mock-ups helped prepare Americans for the real Space Age.Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:37:27 +0000Hellfire Meets Predator the drone was cleared to shoot.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Pluto at Last years after leaving Earth, New Horizons closes in on the last of the Original Nine planets, and whatever lies beyond. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Airline Merger Wars battle for the soul of an airlineTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Last of the Great Flying Boats the Convair Tradewind was a beautiful, versatile, fast failure. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000What Couldn’t the F-4 Phantom Do? tribute to McDonnell’s masterpiece fighter jet.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000UAV U. to train the next generation of pilots—who will never take to the skies.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 Scott Kelly’s Year in Space think gravity wears you down? Try 12 months without it.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Final Flight of Extortion 17 was the deadliest helicopter crash in the history of U.S. special operations. Why did it happen?Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Meteorite Older than Earth Could Tell Us How Planets Were Made a solar system in a grain of sand.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000U.S. Debut at Chinese Airshow C-17 Globemaster wowed visitors at the Zhuhai AirshowTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 The B-52 Just Keeps on Flying in the 1940s, the BUFF shows no sign of retiring. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The (Nail-Biting) First Landing on a Comet it went down inside the Rosetta control room that night. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Need a T-33 to De-Ice a Runway? No Problem first crack at “piloting” a real jet didn’t turn out the way I’d hopedTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Game For Your Inner Spy Visitors learn about the cold war in a new role-playing gameTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Ride on the World’s Largest Passenger Jet first trip on an Airbus A-380, at a time when the giant airliner’s future is in doubt.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:35:53 +0000The Future of Aircraft Carriers debate at the Naval Academy Museum leads to some surprising conclusions.Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:40:35 +0000Astronomers Just Doubled the Number of Potentially Habitable Planets step closer to finding a second EarthWed, 14 Jan 2015 20:08:03 +0000How Do Astronauts Weigh Themselves in Space? scales for the zero-G traveler.Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:27:06 +0000Park Service to Allow Diving Tours of B-29 Wreckage in Lake Mead Nevada crash site hasn’t been open to the public since 2008.Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:41:26 +0000New Spacewalk Exhibit Opens at National Air and Space Museum“Outside the Spacecraft” celebrates 50 years of astronaut EVAs.Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:02:57 +0000