Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenMon, 23 Nov 2015 20:49:54 +0000Meeting Hanna Reitsch 1952, a young Frederick Forsyth met Hitler's personal pilot.Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:49:54 +0000The Man Who Named the Martian Day new memoir looks back at the early days of planetary exploration.Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:07:56 +0000Spacecraft Collision? Hang-glider Fire? There’s a Code for That. new medical coding system allows your doctor to be specific about the cause of injury. Very specific. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:28:20 +0000The Best-Built Airplane That Ever Was worldwide cult of the T-6.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Watches That Went to the Moon common question: Do they contain lunar dust?Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Panther That Flew Itself the oddest accident report ever filed.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000What Ever Happened to the Men of Hawk Hill? the Vietnam War, the author reported on a Huey rescue mission. Forty-five years later, he tracked down the crew and the soldiers they saved.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Mystery Star well over a century, astronomers have been enchanted by the peculiar, vast, and violent Eta Carinae.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Spying on the Soviets, With Graph Paper and a Calculator out the specs of Cold War Soviet airplanes was educated guesswork, if you had the right tools.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Game-Day Traffic air traffic for Super Bowl XII in New Orleans, we controllers had to be on our game.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Electric Airplanes Will Change the Look of Aviation propeller? Two? Try a dozen.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Fly to Save the Earth army of volunteer pilots helps conservationists survey an endangered planet. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Fighter Pilot at Pearl Harbor “Cyclone” Davis remembers that horrifying day.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Happy Birthday, Boeing a local company became a global giant.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000Almost Like Being on Mars may be the smart way to explore the Martian surface—and the only way to go farther.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000One Mustang, Three Awards <i>Berlin Express</i> pulls off a historic hat trick at the National Aviation Heritage Invitational.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000From Models to Military Drones, Don Srull Has Built Them All hobby that launched a career.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:31:27 +0000The Flights That Never Returned new book reports on some of aviation’s most perplexing unsolved mysteries.Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:30:38 +0000In a Remote Forest, Traces of a 50-Year-Old Mystery forester uncovers the nearly forgotten wreckage of an Air Force F-106 that went down in 1964.Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:57:36 +0000 Japan’s Co-Op Lunar Mission HAKUTO aims for the moon, and something even more ambitious—opening the space business to everyone.Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:11:11 +0000Another Way to Land on the Moon’s difficult and expensive to soft-land a spacecraft on the Moon, so why bother?Thu, 12 Nov 2015 17:47:14 +0000Family Day at Sea and friends get to experience Navy life on an unforgettable Tiger Cruise. Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:00:00 +0000SETI: Shortcut or Longshot? search for extraterrestrial intelligence is improving, yes, but don’t give up on other astrobiological investigations just yet.Tue, 10 Nov 2015 20:06:59 +0000The Airplanes of James Bond definitive list of every flying machine that appears in the 007 oeuvre.Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:15:01 +0000China Rolls Out New Passenger Jet to Compete With Boeing and Airbus Comac C919 is unveiled to fanfare, but it’s a very ambitious gamble.Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:08:15 +0000Human Mars Mission a “Go” For 2035 takes the first step in a historic journey.Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:04:23 +0000Life on Earth Is 100 Million Years Older Than We Thought evidence points to an origin 4.1 billion years ago.Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:12:34 +0000Northrop Grumman Will Make the Next Stealth Bomber 'bomber of the future' still awash in secrecyTue, 27 Oct 2015 21:46:23 +0000You Think Your Model Airplane Collection is Big? The Smithsonian Has More Than 4,000 treasures at the National Air and Space MuseumTue, 27 Oct 2015 20:28:18 +0000Airplanes of the Corn corn mazes are a hit with tourists.Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:53:13 +0000The Fastest Man Alive -- in 1934 Agello’s seaplane set a record that still stands.Sat, 24 Oct 2015 03:16:36 +0000This Little Device Could Save Pilots’ Lives safety experts say that “Angle of Attack” indicators in small airplanes could help prevent accidents.Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:44:17 +0000Singapore’s In It For the (Ultra) Long Haul’s tough to make them work, but long-distance air routes can bring rewards.Wed, 21 Oct 2015 19:03:55 +0000Could the Colorado Plateau Be an Ancient Impact Scar? on a road trip across the American WestMon, 19 Oct 2015 20:10:56 +0000ExoMars: A Crabwalking Rover With a Chance to Find Life’s first Mars landing mission is due to get under way next spring.Wed, 14 Oct 2015 19:50:18 +0000Dutch Safety Board: Ukraine Should Have Closed its Airspace Before MH-17 Was Shot Down investigators’ preliminary report details the airliner’s last moments.Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:16:46 +0000Aviation Town, USA airplane enthusiasts, Dayton has plenty to offer.Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:14:04 +0000A Martian Land of Lakes week, another leap in our understanding of water on Mars, but with many open questions.Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:00:00 +0000Lunar Water Creates New Capabilities in Space try to mine water from the Moon if it’s cheaper to launch water from Earth?Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:10:26 +0000Embrace the Crashing airplanes can teach a valuable lesson: learn from your mistakes.Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:49:07 +0000Wait, When Does <em>The Martian</em> Take Place, Anyway? Andy Weir mostly got his facts right, but his hero’s contempt for disco doesn’t quite add up. An <em>Air & Space</em> investigation.Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0000Happy Birthday, Dummies age 75, the anthropometric manikin is smarter than ever.Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:20:59 +0000A Lot of Explaining to Do donation from GE Aviation gives the education program at the National Air and Space Museum a boost.Wed, 30 Sep 2015 19:39:54 +0000Mars Just Got a Little More Life-Friendly on the surface? Check. But that doesn’t automatically make the planet habitable.Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:06:17 +0000