Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 09 Dec 2016 21:11:48 +0000Jimmy Wyld, the Young Genius Who Jump-Started the U.S. Rocket Business years ago, a bunch of amateur rocketeers from New Jersey started a small company with a big future. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:11:48 +0000A Feathered Dinosaur From 99 Million Years Ago bird-like creature raises questions about how smart dinosaurs really were. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:37:50 +0000John Glenn (1921-2016) passing of an American hero.Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:00:33 +0000Tiny Adorable Bird Goggles Allow Innovative Study of Flight engineers wanted to measure lift forces, but first they had to protect their avian partner’s eyes.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:01:00 +0000Best Children’s Books of 2016 best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers in 2016. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:05:18 +0000Paint the Night with Drones this the first step to flying billboards?Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000A Step toward Silicon Life? have found that microbes can make chemical bonds that might—conceivably—play a role in alien biology. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:13 +0000Canadian Astronaut Will Test a New Bio-Monitor Shirt in Space doctors hope the “Astroskin” can replace some of those messy wires and electrodes.Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:00:00 +0000Venus, By Way of Hawaii Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000Finding Earth 2.0 Will Be Harder Than We Thought such discovery can be expected within this decade.Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the P-51 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:27:17 +0000Chinese Astronauts Land on the Same Day That ISS Astronauts Launch up, Shenzhou down.Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:02:09 +0000Everyone in the Ocean! Call on a U.S. Navy Aircraft CarrierThu, 17 Nov 2016 17:46:54 +0000Early Venusian Oceans May Have Harbored Life so, could there still be life in the planet’s atmosphere today?Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000The Underrated Gus Grissom new biography confirms that the Mercury astronaut did indeed have the right stuff.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:08:10 +0000From a Massachusetts Field to the Plains of Mars robot is smarter than your robot.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000The French Air Service Nearly Rejected This WW1 Ace Guynemer was turned down five times before he got the chance to fly.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Science Explainer, National Air and Space Museum Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000The Warthog’s Final Test Martha McSally wants proof before she sends the Warthog to the boneyard.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000China Now Has the World’s Biggest Radio Dish The 500-meter telescope will be dedicated to astronomical research and SETI.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Apollo’s Worst Day of NASA’s moon program referred to it simply as “The Fire.” Did it have to happen?Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000A News Reporter at Lockerbie In 1988, I went to the scene of one of the worst air disasters in history.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Sub Hunts in a Seaplane cold war missions, in any weather, Martin Marlins prowled the globe.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Racing Drones 40 million fans, $100,000 purses, and crashes galore, drones take the track.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Lincoln Ellsworth’s <i>Polar Star</i> Surveying Antarctica by air in 1935.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000A Pilot Rediscovers a Pearl Harbor Hero The Heritage Flight Museum pays tribute to a civilian flight instructor who went on to serve her country.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Kunming Remembers the Flying Tigers photography exhibit based on the work of R.T. Smith honors the legendary fighter group that saved a Chinese city.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Complacency in the Cockpit human factors expert discusses the subtle dangers facing today’s airline pilots.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000How a WW2 Combat Injury Led to a Treatment for Cataracts, 40 Years Later WW2 ace Gordon Cleaver’s doctor came up with a technique that has saved the sight of millions of people.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Call in the A-10 a Ground-Attack classic has so far survived Air Force efforts to kill it.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000California’s Snow Sentinel all your water is in the snowpack, you better keep your eyes on the mountaintops.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000On the <i>Arizona</i> and After Quartermaster Lou Conter survived the attack on Pearl Harbor to fly and fight another day.Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Favorable Signs for a Lunar Return Moon may once again play a significant role in the U.S. space program.Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:27:02 +0000The Taliban Discovers Drones does one slick-looking propaganda video mean?Fri, 04 Nov 2016 14:25:14 +0000The Thorny Devil, an Alien in Our Midst lizard could teach us about survival on dry planets.Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:00:01 +0000Pluto, So Far Horizons has finally sent down all its data from the fly-by. What have we learned about the far-away dwarf planet system?Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:04:01 +0000Can a Tiny Drone Take Down an Airliner?’s only one way to find out...Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:51:04 +0000Is There a Doctor with a Phone Onboard? new smartphone app will give doctors responding to in-flight emergencies basic instructions in how to treat 23 common conditions.Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:53:58 +0000R.A. “Bob” Hoover Dies at 94 fans lose one of the greatest pilots who ever flew.Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:33:38 +0000A Dessert Only a POW Could Love a cook-off between aviators and astronauts, who would win?Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:42:03 +0000Rwanda Gets Medical Delivery by Drone how practical is it?Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:04:29 +0000Matterport Makes VR Navigation Easy around inside a C-5 transport, or roam the bridge of the USS <i>Midway</i>.Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:00:00 +0000ExoMars Lander Goes Silent at the Last Minute good news: The Trace Gas Orbiter arrived as planned and is running flawlessly.Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:55:06 +0000The Drone You Command With a Wave of Your Hand Mavic Pro introduces point and click control, minus the click.Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:08:16 +0000Marsquakes May Point the Way to Life zones could make good habitats, according to recent research. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:00:00 +0000A Pilot’s Take on Drone School a commercial drone license shouldn’t be too difficult, if you already fly airplanes. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:20:17 +0000Lunar Craters May Be Forming Faster Than We Thought images show a more active surface on the Moon.Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:00:01 +0000