Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenThu, 26 Mar 2015 19:38:04 +0000Mystery Solved: Mars Has Nitrates Curiosity rover answers a long-standing question.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:38:04 +0000Japanese “People’s Camera” Bound for an Asteroid Hayabusa 2 spacecraft includes an instrument funded through private donations.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:52:35 +0000One Airman’s Trash... parts of WWII aircraft were recycled for all kinds of purposes.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:47:28 +0000Planetary Pioneer Krimigis, exploring the solar system since 1965.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:07:13 +0000Secrets of Flak-Bait Revealed find hidden treasures in the Museum’s B-26.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:22:52 +0000The Day After D-Day the beaches were won, P-47 Thunderbolts were ready to take the air war to the ground. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000 How to Become a Ball Turret Gunner learn to shoot from a bomber, World War II airmen went to the movies.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Real Helicopter Parents are paying big bucks to put their kids behind the stick.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Crater of Cosmic Proportions appreciate the majesty of Northern Quebec’s Pingualuit Crater, you’ve got to see it from an airplaneMon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000The War’s Oddest Dogfight the Atlantic in 1943, it was a battle of the bombers. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Biggest Industrial Boom in U.S. History Roosevelt’s fireside chat changed American culture. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Planet Hunter Takes Home The Prize’s mission team is rewarded for ushering in the Era of the Exoplanet with the 2015 NASM Trophy.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Voices of the Veterans pilots, crew chiefs, bombardiers, and factory workers: All have stories to tell.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000My Dad’s Moon Vision I’s Extended FamilyMon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000What the Movies Taught Us About World War II biggest war in human history inspired hundreds of movies. One of them had to be the best.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Kursk greatest tank battle in history might have ended differently had it not been for the action in the air. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Launch. Recover. Repeat Reusable Launch Vehicles become a reality, it won’t be thanks to NASA.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Life as We Don't Know It on Titan membranes may be made of different materials on Saturn’s large moon.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Plane-Spotting How to ID the warbirds flying over Washington on May 8.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:01:56 +0000In 1957, Two Tiny Pellets Were the First Man-made Objects to Escape Earth’s Gravity astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky scored his victory just 12 days after Sputnik.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:35:05 +0000Kids, Your Science Project Advisor is an Astronaut Ham teams students with the space travelers she once trained at NASA.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:15:01 +0000Watching Friday’s Eclipse—From the Stratosphere Spanish company plans to capture first-of-its-kind video of the March 20 eclipse.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:09:58 +0000Weightless, Not Stirred Kickstarter campaign for a martini glass that works in microgravity.Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:38:09 +0000Yutu Peers Inside the Moon from the Chinese Chang’E 3 lander show what’s under the lunar surface.Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000Mars Once Had an Ocean—A Big One published results may just seal the case.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:44:26 +0000The Deadliest Air Raid in History firebombing of Tokyo 70 years ago marked the beginning of the end for Imperial Japan.Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:31:03 +0000Sun-Powered Airplane Begins Round-The-World Flight Impulse is already out of gas. And that’s a good thing.Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:46:30 +0000Journey to Space 3D Opens at IMAX Theaters new big-screen film documents the progress of NASA’s next big adventure.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:18:09 +0000Dawn Spacecraft Closes in on Ceres we’ll find out what those mysterious bright spots are.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:40:17 +0000Even Cosmonauts Liked the Vulcan Greeting Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:02:28 +0000For Service Above and Beyond who won the Medal of Honor, from WWI to Vietnam.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:32:24 +0000Russia Installs Nanny Cam at Siberian Spaceport public oversight can speed up construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome.Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:44:43 +0000Earth-like Planets Might Be Rare After All computer simulations suggest that red dwarfs would give rise to desert planets or waterworlds.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:01:43 +0000Balloons of the Cold War “Winds of Freedom” used leaflet-filled balloons to fight Communism. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:29:12 +0000The New Silk Road paths lead back to the Middle EastThu, 19 Feb 2015 14:57:57 +0000Ancient Life on the Moon — From Earth possibility that terrestrial fossils are preserved in Moon rocks makes lunar exploration even more appealing.Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:24:11 +0000Getting Married On the Fly who wed in balloons and airplanes.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:13:17 +0000How Could We Detect Life in Europa’s Geysers? consider how to sample the spray from Jupiter’s moon.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:07:54 +0000European Spaceplane Test a Success spacecraft splashes down in the Pacific.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:01:32 +0000The Basics: Four Trainers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:02:43 +0000P-40 Warhawks and Flying Tigers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:02:17 +0000B-25s Fly a Raid on Tokyo Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:01:50 +0000P-39s of the Cactus Air Force Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:01:25 +0000The Douglas Dauntless and Other Heroes of Midway Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:48 +0000The Fighter That Shot Down Yamamoto Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:28 +0000Mission to Ploesti: B-24 Liberators Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:00:06 +0000All the Way to Berlin with Mustangs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:58:24 +0000B-17s and a Big Week of Bombing Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:58:06 +0000C-47s on D-Day Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:49 +0000B-26 Marauders, A-26 Invaders Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:29 +0000Hellcats, Helldivers, and Avengers Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:56:04 +0000P-47s Did It All Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:55:44 +0000Corsairs, the Angels of Iwo Jima Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:55:21 +0000B-29s Become the Ultimate Weapons Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:54:49 +0000A History of WW2 in 25 Airplanes years after the war’s end, the airplanes that won it are flying over the National Mall.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:51:10 +0000Duke Ellington’s Ode to the First Moon Landing 1969, the jazz composer performed a rare vocal to mark Apollo 11’s historic flight. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:22:34 +0000Why Are There So Few Female Pilots? the barriers that stop women from flying.Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:42:29 +0000When Disney Went to War World War II, the cartoon studio created hundreds of insignia for American troops.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:12:25 +0000VIDEO: Hubble’s Hat Trick space telescope captures three moons crossing the disk of Jupiter at the same time.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:14 +0000The Untold Story of U.S. Pilots Who Flew for Israel in 1948 new documentary introduces the American volunteers who founded Israel’s first Air Force.Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:49:09 +0000Gallery: What Can the F-35 Weather?’s Lightning II undergoes climate testing to prove it can fly under any conditions.Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:19:32 +0000A Meteorite Returns to Space, In the Name of Art Katie Paterson discusses bouncing sonatas off the moon, mapping dead stars, and her recent collaboration with the European Space Agency.Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:24:27 +0000Japan’s Small Jet Gamble Mitsubishi succeed in the crowded regional jet market?Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:40:48 +0000Are UAV Ready to Rock? band OK Go plays pro-drone concert at DC’s legendary 9:30 Club.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:42:45 +0000B. Ray Hawke, Lunar Geologist a valued collaborator and friend.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:07:36 +0000Closing in on Mysterious Ceres another world that may have an internal ocean.Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:50:35 +0000