Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenTue, 28 Jun 2016 16:16:58 +0000Happy 40th Birthday, National Air and Space Museum! a two-year renovation, the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall reopens July 1.Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:16:58 +0000Growable Spacecraft: A Solution to Artificial Gravity? made of tough plastic may be the next big thing in space construction.Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:57:51 +0000New Chinese Spaceport Prepares for First Launch is set to become the country’s Cape Canaveral.Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:48:11 +0000At Long Last, New FAA Rules for Drones operators won’t need a pilot’s license after all. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:02:48 +0000Delta Air Lines, Jennifer Lopez, and the Middle East Three Airways receives a frosty welcome in sunny Atlanta.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:18:52 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Airline Slang Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:34:31 +0000Ask the Astronaut: What makes moons and planets round? Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:47:39 +0000<em>Star Trek</em>’s Anton Yelchin Killed in Bizarre Car Accident 27-year-old actor played Pavel Chekov in three films, including the forthcoming <em>Star Trek Beyond.</em>Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:04:14 +0000Mike Collins Talks About the Moon, Mars and Handling Apollo Hoaxers veteran Apollo and Gemini astronaut is a Mars Man all the way.Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:19:43 +0000NASA’s Kepler Telescope Takes a Close Look at One of Our Own Planets data on Neptune could help astronomers better understand brown dwarfs.Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:05:11 +0000Ancient Fossils on the Moon? new findings about lunar water may be of interest to astrobiologists.Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:13:48 +0000Conversing With E.T.’s the best way to start a discussion with intelligent extraterrestrials—and is that even possible?Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:05:26 +0000Surveyor 1, America’s First Lunar Landing past milestone…and possibly a future oneThu, 02 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Aerobatic Maneuvers and How They Got Their Names Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:09:57 +0000<em>Star Trek Beyond</em> Director Justin Lin, Starship Captain and Family Man filmmaker talks about the view from the bridge of the <em>Enterprise.</em>Fri, 27 May 2016 20:04:23 +0000Ask the Astronaut: How likely is it that there is life in our galaxy? Fri, 27 May 2016 18:25:21 +0000Complex Life 1.5 Billion Years Ago? evidence is needed for such an extraordinary claim.Thu, 26 May 2016 19:11:29 +0000Airbus Lands in Alabama a century after the largest base closure in U.S. history, Mobile is once more an aviation town.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000SETI Gets an Upgrade we broaden our search, will we hear aliens? $100 million says yes.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Chased by a B-29 Over Florida close encounter with <i>Fifi</i> at the Fun Fly-In ExpoWed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Cessnas Pretending to Be Predators airplanes sometimes act as surrogates in live training exercises.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Robert Taylor’s Annual People and Planes Reunion for a spell in the Golden Age. Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000How Much of the Sky Overhead Do You Own? chickens once determined in court how high airplanes could fly over your property.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Sailplane to the Stratosphere 2 goes for 90,000 feet.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Chimp Island Fort Pierce, Florida is a sanctuary for the descendants of the original astrochimps.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Ten Great Moments in Aerospace History you can learn about all of them in one trip to the National Air and Space Museum.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Third Annual Photo Contest Winners year’s best shots, from astronomy to military aviation.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Mars, Underground for life on other planets? Go deep.Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:00 +0000Who ‘Created’ Planetary Science? there a single founder of this discipline?Wed, 25 May 2016 14:49:48 +0000Onboard the <i>Enola Gay</i> new book examines B-29 pilot Paul Tibbets’ friendship with his bomber crewmates.Tue, 24 May 2016 19:44:30 +0000Alaska’s Skyboys pilots and the myth of the last frontier.Tue, 24 May 2016 19:44:08 +0000Air & Space Quiz: The Airplane That Beat King Kong and Other Trivia Tue, 24 May 2016 13:28:28 +0000Some Words About ‘Some Words’ astronauts’ preferred term for “instructions”Mon, 23 May 2016 13:08:06 +0000Tiny Drones Use Static Cling to Perch new way for micro-UAVs to get that much-needed rest.Thu, 19 May 2016 18:00:00 +0000The New York Times Tours Pluto Thu, 19 May 2016 13:50:56 +0000Air & Space Quiz: History of the Blue Angels Mon, 16 May 2016 18:23:57 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Could an astronaut on Mars affect the planet’s evolution? Fri, 13 May 2016 19:46:29 +0000Virtual Tours of NASA Centers Fri, 13 May 2016 19:45:00 +0000New Insight Into the Early Atmosphere of Earth rise of oxygen in a thin Earth atmosphere and the deepening of a paradox.Fri, 13 May 2016 18:00:00 +0000Mars, Real and Imagined Wed, 11 May 2016 18:51:15 +0000Behind the Scenes at the Cosmonaut Training Center Wed, 11 May 2016 16:05:41 +0000Boiling Water and Jumping Sands on Mars Slope Lineae and their secretsTue, 10 May 2016 18:00:00 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Can You Guess These 10 Strange Facts About Space? Mon, 09 May 2016 17:35:51 +0000Go Inside the Space Station Fri, 06 May 2016 19:37:20 +0000Coming Soon: Swarms of Space Robots next generation of small spacecraft will travel in packs.Fri, 06 May 2016 15:37:41 +0000Watch One Rocket Launch From Up Close and Another Land at Your Feet Fri, 06 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000The Strange Trip of Soyuz T-15 years ago two cosmonauts commuted from one space station to another, the only time that’s ever been done.Thu, 05 May 2016 20:22:29 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Why do astronauts experience zero-G en route to the moon? Wed, 04 May 2016 14:00:25 +0000The Odds That We’re the Only Advanced Species in the Galaxy Are One in 60 Billion modified version of the Drake Equation, and what it tells us.Tue, 03 May 2016 13:47:16 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Which is more fun, the ascent into orbit or the reentry? Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0000