Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 09 Oct 2015 17:14:04 +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 +0000A High-Flying Glider Takes Its First Baby Step,000 feet down, 85,000 more to go.Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:11:08 +0000Paper, Scissors, Rocket spacecraft modelers work in plastic—these folks just need a bit of cardstock and a printer.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Photo Gallery: The Art of the Control Tower traffic controllers work in some of the world’s most distinctive buildings.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Meet the Howards family of comfortable pleasurecraft, descended from a raceplane.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000"Hi! I'm from Earth!" sending spacecraft, it's customary to include a note.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Blackbird Down SR-71 pilots weren’t a chatty bunch, but I could hear the anxiety in the voice of this one.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Airplanes Seeking Good Home one-of-a-kind collection of scratch-built Wright aircraft is up for sale.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Tell the Astronauts: The Law’s Coming we stake a legal claim in space?Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Spread Your Wings at the Museum’s New “Above and Beyond” Exhibit fun part of aerospace.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000The Next X-Plane will win the competition to build an airplane that can fly fast and hover?Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Need a Satellite Link? Call the 117th Space Battalion a soldier’s best friend is an IT guy with a satellite dish.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Have Gun, Will Dogfight its 60th anniversary, pilots remember the Vought F-8 Crusader.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Is It Time to Abolish the U.S. Air Force? political scientist says yes.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Burt Rutan’s Ski-Gull and Other Would-Be Seaplanes’s more than one way to build an amphibious aircraft.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000NASA Nosedives for Your Safety best way to test an emergency beacon is to set one off.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Wooden Wings, Made by Hand you want the wings of your Howard DGA-15 restored, Mark Stamsta is your man.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000How Aerial Tech is Bringing the Internet to Everyone, Everywhere brought to you by drones, sats, and balloons.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000Space Artists Go Where the Cameras Can’t new book shows the beauty, and the value, of space art.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:00:00 +0000The Evolution of Space Art the first imaginings of other worlds to today’s realistic planet-scapes.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:46:00 +0000Astronaut Hoot Gibson Wins Gold at Reno the 2015 National Championship Air Races, the cheer was “Root for Hoot!”Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:46:29 +0000“That’s been missing for eight years!” and found in orbit.Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:31:57 +0000Tiny, Remote St. Helena Gets Its First Airport isolated island, with just 4,500 residents, is about to enter the aviation age.Fri, 18 Sep 2015 16:29:24 +0000A Marine Legend Arrives at the National Air and Space Museum Phrog goes into retirement.Thu, 17 Sep 2015 20:08:22 +0000Don’t Let Oxygen Fool You a sign of life on other planets, oxygen may not be the smoking gun some of us thought it was.Wed, 16 Sep 2015 20:00:33 +0000Want to See a Fighter Jet Fly Low and Fast? Here Are Some Prime Viewing Spots Death Valley, or the famous “Mach Loop” in Wales.Mon, 14 Sep 2015 11:51:43 +0000“I’m Telling You, It Doesn’t Fit” an overstuffed Soyuz capsule would try anyone’s patience.Fri, 11 Sep 2015 16:43:09 +0000Remnants of Life Found Half a Mile Below the Seafloor deep habitats might be found on other worlds.Wed, 09 Sep 2015 18:41:57 +0000Fate Is the Hunter Hawker Hunter crash in England calls airshow routines into question, but it shouldn’t.Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:00:00 +0000From Dreamliner to….Starliner pins a name on its new spaceship.Fri, 04 Sep 2015 20:04:50 +0000NASA Creates Research Institute to Study Human Spaceflight small step closer to a human mission to Mars.Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:46:05 +0000Among the Ghosts at Pearl Harbor, 70 Years After V-J Day visit to where America’s World War II began, and ended.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:05:55 +0000Return of the Double Eagle? the Moon offers a clever solution to a tricky measurement.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 18:22:37 +0000Watch This Cool Time-Lapse of a Soyuz Re-Parking in Orbit rare maneuver to make room for the next crew.Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:36:46 +0000Life Detection Experiment Might Be Added to Europa Mission leaves open the possibility of a dedicated instrument on its Jupiter-bound spacecraft.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:32:18 +0000Interview: Matt Damon, First Farmer on Mars actor discusses his role as an astronaut in the upcoming film “The Martian.”Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:18:54 +0000Brazilian Team Claims World Racing Records<i>Anequim</i> is now the fastest shark in the sky. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:41:46 +0000A Race to the Stratosphere in 1933 before the Cold War, Soviets and Americans dueled to reach the top of the atmosphere.Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:28:04 +0000The Bugatti Racer Finally Takes Flight 80 years after it was designed, the sleek 100p gets airborne.Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:36:48 +0000The Search for Luna 9 years later, researchers try to locate the first spacecraft to land on another world.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:00:00 +0000The Extraterrestrial Commodities Market visionary scientist says that asteroids and comets can be the foundation of a lucrative space-based economy.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Cult of the Sonic Cruiser airliner that never took off.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Where Did Max Miller Die? man’s search for the place where the U.S. Air Mail Service lost a starThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Bring the Fallen Airmen Home volunteer group helps fund searches for the missing by selling rides in the types of aircraft they once flew.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000A Rare Look at the Russian Side of the Space Station the other half lives.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Where Huey Pilots Trained and Heroes Were Made training for a dangerous job.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Space Station ER happens if an astronaut in space needs surgery?Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Showtime for E-Planes battery-powered race to cross the English Channel.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Love Letter to the 747 his new book, an airline pilot contemplates the wonder of flight and the world’s first jumbo jet.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Last Piston-Engine Dogfights against Mustangs in the skies over Central America in 1969.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +000015 Years of Living in Space highs and lows of life in an orbiting tin canThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Disaster Prevention in a Gulfstream, volcanoes, mudslides: Airborne radar watches all the ways the earth moves.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Future of Construction in Space the International Space Station the last aluminum spacecraft?Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Mementos of the Balloon Age Kendall’s collection of early flight artifacts lands at the Museum.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Dive to the USS Macon Wreck on a six-month ocean mapping voyage are diving to the sunken airship today.Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:30:40 +0000The Ghost Army of World War II which a special unit used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and phony radio broadcasts to confuse the enemy.Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:11:31 +0000Ride Along in a P-51 Mustang in This 360° Virtual Reality Video future meets World War IIFri, 14 Aug 2015 17:49:35 +0000First Picture of a 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet Eridani b is the youngest, smallest, and coolest exoplanet imaged yet.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000The Next Jamestown new book says that a life on Mars will no longer be science fiction.Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Most Earthlike Planet Yet Makes a Good Target for SETI newly discovered world gives us a preview of what Earth may look like 1.5 billion years in the future. 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