Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:40:09 +0000NASA Wants Ideas for the Next Electric Airplane beyond the X-57.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:40:09 +0000A New Home for a Historic Airplane Competition restored vintage aircraft will be on view once again—in Sacramento.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:05:20 +0000Did SpaceX Just Pass NASA on the Road to Mars? Musk’s biggest, boldest plan yet.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:05:18 +0000South Korea’s 2018 Lunar Mission nation joins the international movement to the Moon.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:25:44 +0000Inside Hangar One Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:25:56 +0000Just Doing Their Job of the Ferry Command.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000To Dare the Realm of Jupiter spacecraft does battle with the giant.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000This is How You Beat the Inverted Spin Record (On Purpose) might want to sit down before reading.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000JPL’s Renaissance Man Lee likes to stay busy.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000How One Planetary Scientist Became a Cold War Spy For the CIA name: Stonehouse. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000My Father, the Tuskegee Airmen, and the Dream of Flight African-American airline captain reflects on the legacy of his forebears.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000When the Patient Is an Engine Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Under the Big Jets St. Maarten, the beach party is loud.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Big Glass and the Age of New Astronomy fight to put a monster telescope on Mauna Kea is part of a bigger war looming among astronomers.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000The Intel Net sprawling, secretive process between sensor and action.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Homework in Orbit next payload headed for the International Space Station is an 8th grader’s assignment.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Saying Goodbye to My Seahawk The day I had to leave my SH-60B helicopter at the boneyard. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:55:02 +0000The Guard at NATO’s Northern Gate a new force of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, Norway readies for Europe’s next threat.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:54:15 +0000Meet <i>Doc,</i> One of Only Two Flying B-29s in the World 42 years, <i>Fifi</i> was the only airworthy Superfortress. Now it has company.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:57:42 +0000Methane from Meteorites? Maybe Not. challenge to a new hypothesis, and a great example of how science works. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:42:19 +00005 Ways the Civil Air Patrol Works 4 U Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:24:41 +0000Astronauts Forget About Gravity Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:15:02 +0000I Built This Airplane With a Little Help From My Friends Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:07:51 +0000Robot Builder, JPL Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:00:31 +0000How is an Aircraft Propulsion System Like a Stack of Pancakes? Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:42:20 +00005 Tips for Internships Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:21:41 +0000Fly Etihad, With Nicole Kidman Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:18:38 +0000Warbird Wrangler, Wings of Freedom Tour Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:52:23 +0000Jeff Bezos’ Simple Two-Step Plan online shopping wasn’t challenging enough, apparently.Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:00:12 +0000China Prepares for First Astronaut Flight in Three Years marks another step toward a long-term space station.Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:21:57 +0000Gaia’s Billion-Star Atlas Will Revolutionize Astronomy ultimate roadmap of our galaxy is now online.Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:10:44 +0000Virgin Galactic Gets Back to Flying<i>Unity</i> picks up where the space tourism company left off in 2014. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:42:56 +0000Martian Methane May Come From Comets new explanation for one of planetary science’s big mysteries.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:06:54 +0000Lowering the Cost of Human Spaceflight ways to make things cheaper.Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000A Boost for Astrobiology in Germany new society dedicated to studying life on other worlds. Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:09:51 +0000Filmmaker Adam Nimoy’s Homage to His Famous Dad new documentary, <em>For the Love of Spock,</em> premieres Friday.Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:42:07 +0000Bad Day at Pad 40 loses a rocket, and some of its momentum.Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:30:00 +0000The Stratotanker Turns 60 KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft made its first flight on August 31, 1956.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 20:22:59 +0000So You’ve Heard a Potential Alien Signal. How Do You Tell the World? hazards of going public in the face of uncertainty.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:18:12 +0000‘That’s What Happens When You Send Up a Microbiologist’ Kate Rubins brings her lab experience to orbit.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:00:41 +0000Is the New Planet Proxima b Really Habitable? depends on water, radiation, and other factors still unknown.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:06:20 +0000Shot Down in Vietnam former U.S. Army pilot’s memoir of combat and captivity.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:15 +0000Class of ’59 buildings, no flight lessons, no problem. Some 60 years later, the first Air Force Academy cadets look back.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:12:48 +0000An Earthlike (Maybe) Planet Around the Nearest Star b is the first exoplanet we can actually contemplate visiting.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:51:53 +0000The Man Who Taught Mr. Spock to Speak Vulcan Marc Okrand had to invent whole new languages for <i>Star Trek’s</i> non-Earthlings.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Little Gems of Aviation History collector finds a company’s identity in its service pins.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000What Went Wrong on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? years later, its disappearance is still unsolved. A new book reconstructs the last minutes in the cockpit.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Drones in a Busy Sky technology protect airplanes from the new threat?Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000The Flying Men of Marin 1929, Jacob Sellmer and son came up with a better way to get to San Francisco.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Aliens on Line 1 one evening, it looked like we finally had an extraterrestrial signal. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Restoring Germany’s Captured “Bat Wing” team of conservators works to preserve the innovative Horten Ho 229 V3.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Look What Lindbergh Left Inside the <i>Spirit of St. Louis</i> Ninety years later, a restoration team makes an unexpected find.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Lufthansa Brings Back a Superstar From the 1950s Starliner was stylish, but became obsolete in the jet age. Now it’s being restored. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Starship Enterprise: The Extended Mission half-century after its television debut, notable space and entertainment figures explore the impact of <em>Star Trek.</em>Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Last Days at Saturn 20 years, Cassini has been exploring the ringed planet. Now it’s time for the team to say goodbye.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000This Canadian Museum Has Got Game exhibits for the iPad generation. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:42:42 +0000Enter our Fourth Annual Photo Contest! us your best shots by November 1, 2016 and win cash prizes.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 04:00:00 +0000The Truck Driver Who Jumped From the Edge of Space Piantanida, born 84 years ago today, was nothing if not determined.Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:17:01 +0000How, Where, and When to Watch the Perseid Meteors you’re in the right place, all you really have to do is look up.Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:15:20 +0000The Last Words of Otto Lilienthal’s “Flying Man” was the most successful aviator of his day.Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:27:05 +0000Amelia Earhart Slept Here country’s first airport hotel opened in Oakland, California, in 1929.Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:44:51 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the F-35 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:00:22 +0000LUCA, the Ancestor of All Life on Earth new genetic analysis points to hydrothermal vents as the planet’s first habitat.Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:46:21 +0000Life on an Aircraft Carrier Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:30:00 +0000