Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenThu, 21 Sep 2017 18:30:24 +0000Dropsondes Go Where Even Hurricane Hunters Fear to Fly flying machine could withstand 230-mph winds?Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:30:24 +0000Preserving Historic Sites on the Moon space lawyer says the Apollo lunar landing sites are worthy of legal protection.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000Israel’s First Air Force new book documents the rise of a formidable fighting force.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000“Go” for Restoration’s mission control is getting revived.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Come Along to the Carrier Flight Deck The &ldquo;STEM in 30&rdquo; TV crew goes behind the scenes on the USS&nbsp;<em>Dwight D. Eisenhower.</em>Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000A Celebration of U.S. WWII Pilots—in China last Douglas C-47 to fly “the Hump” is enshrined in a Chinese city park.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Brian Monroe, NASA Animator space agency needs filmmakers, too.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Birth of the Bizjet Lear created a jet for the Jet Set.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000We Built the Saturn V of a giant-in-progress.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000A Swimming Pool For Spacefarers town of Bedfordshire, England wants to build the world’s biggest pool for space training. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000The 30,000-Foot Glass Ceiling equality has a tough climb in India, but climbing is what airline pilots do.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Flying the Mail in Remote Idaho tight canyons, nor wildlife on runways…The postman’s creed is slightly different for pilots delivering mail in the mountains.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000The First Drone Strike—in 1944 The TDR-1 even had a TV camera mounted in its nose. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000As the Earth Melts try to fathom what remains beneath the tip of the iceberg.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000Vietnam, the CIA, and the World’s Fastest Aircraft the SR-71 went public, these pilots flew its lookalike in secret.Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000By Pitching in to Help Storm Victims, Drones Earn New Respect their role in recent hurricanes finally mean a regulatory turning point?Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:10:17 +0000A Pioneering NASA Administrator nominee to head NASA has an exciting vision for the agency.Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:15:48 +0000 It’s Time to Loosen Planetary Protection Rules for Mars cautiousness is stifling space exploration.Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000Fast Radio Bursts and SETI’s High Bar for Evidence or artificial: How would we know if a radio signal is intelligent in origin?Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:00:00 +0000Augmented Space: The Moon on Your Desk, and Buzz Aldrin Anywhere is about to go big.Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:45:48 +0000Keeper of the Blackbirds Campbell was the go-to guy for fixing SR-71s.Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:00:03 +0000Vote For Your Favorite Vintage Airplane in Sacramento This Weekend National Aviation Heritage International comes to the California Capital Airshow.Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:30:08 +0000An Afghan Aviator’s Hope Waiz wants her round-the-world trip to inspire girls everywhere.Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000How Do Hurricanes Form, and Who Would Fly Into One? from a Category 5 storm.Wed, 06 Sep 2017 18:38:45 +0000Happy (Late) Birthday, Voyager message to humanity's farthest-flung artifact.Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:45:15 +0000A Faster, Leaner Mars Sample Return Isn’t the Good Idea It Appears to Be this case, savings don’t equal better science.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:00:07 +0000One Small Step for Lunar Commerce Google XPRIZE contender Astrobotic inks a deal with United Launch Alliance.Thu, 31 Aug 2017 19:30:00 +0000Do Gamers Make Better Drone Operators Than Pilots? gamers’ psychology might be better-suited to flying drones.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 20:00:51 +0000Cassini’s Last Moments, in Gory Detail NASA’s Saturn explorer, the end will come quickly.Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:30:54 +0000What Were the First 10 Items In the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum? It started with a purchase from Frederick Stringfellow in 1889.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:00:04 +0000Nightly Snow Storms on Mars may not be important for Martian life, but it makes us wonder.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:50:34 +0000What Helicopter Climbs the Fastest? This 1971 record still stands.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Space Camp May Be Habit Forming When camp is a career path. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The War on Noisy Aircraft Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Luftwaffe’s Long Arm U-boats terrorized Allied ships during World War II, with the help of aerial scouts.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Icarus Race: Into the Wild With a Fan on Your Back competitors cross 1,000 miles of mountains and desert, in search of freedom, adventure, and a trophy.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The “Hit and Git” Fighter How the Grumman F4F Wildcat survived. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Mars Fakers we learn anything by pretending?Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Super Helmet pilots get X-ray vision and other magic powers.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000In Vietnam, These Helicopter Scouts Saw Combat Up Close and Loaches, two vastly different aircraft, relied on each other to fight the enemy.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Great Soviet Crescent In the Sky A cold war mystery.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000In Pursuit of the Perfect Spacesuit the right outfit is crucial when its job is to save your life.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The First Airliner to Vanish 1930s aviation, airline passengers took the same risks as record-setting adventurers.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000 Remembering the Iconic Airport Diner in a greasy spoon.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Robots to the Rescue next 911 call may fetch a drone.Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Youngest 777 First Officer In the World Shields, First Officer, Southern AirTue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000Remote Viewing Could Revolutionize Air Traffic Control Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Moon, Front and Center upcoming eclipse reminds us of the Moon’s proximity.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:48:36 +0000Chasing the Eclipse at 45,000 Feet aboard a Gulfstream V will study the sun’s rarely-seen outer atmosphere.Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:01:08 +0000You’ve Been Warned: Keep Your Drones Away From Military Bases won’t be long before the first legal shoot-down of an unpiloted intruder.Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:30:20 +0000No, Quantum Teleportation Won’t Let Us Send Instant Messages to Alpha Centauri computers may have other benefits for space exploration, however.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:51:55 +0000It’s Been a Bad Week for Chinese Drone Maker DJI world’s largest hobby UAV manufacturer takes a beating in the news.Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:45:05 +0000What Would It Take to Wipe Out All Life on Earth? to say, but a recent study paints too happy a picture. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:00:10 +0000U.S. Army Puts a Halt to Its Use of Chinese-Made DJI Drones concerns lead to ban of a popular brand of UAV.Fri, 04 Aug 2017 21:00:34 +0000WWII, As It Really Looked new book showcases long-forgotten color images of Britain in the Second World War.Thu, 03 Aug 2017 19:09:28 +0000Automating Farming from the Sky drones don't get the attention they deserve.Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +0000Comings and Goings in the NASA Family emotional sendoff for a space station crewTue, 01 Aug 2017 19:00:42 +0000Ashes and Water new findings about lunar water, it still makes sense to mine ice at the poles.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0000Anti-Drone Technology Could Become a Billion-Dollar Business for drone countermeasures is growing rapidly.Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:11:41 +0000