Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 26 May 2017 20:01:07 +0000“Siri, Land the Plane” robot controls airplanes the same way people do, so it can fly almost anything people can.Fri, 26 May 2017 20:01:07 +0000A Brand New U.S. Weather Service Joined the Race in 1878 to Observe a Solar Eclipse event gave the American scientific community a chance to prove themselves. A new book tells the story.Wed, 24 May 2017 19:50:18 +0000Giant Drone Racing, Swooping Get More Legit the swoopers compete for their first FAI title in August.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000A Young Eagles Flight Is Just the First Step has a flight plan for you, and it could save you $10,000.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Mac and Me I became friends with a U.S. Army Air Forces pilot who died during World War II.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Helicopter Savant Cicaré’s rotorcraft finally take off.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Got a Ticket to Space? You’ll Have to Train First‘We will now determine your G-force threshold…’Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Test-Driving the Lunar Rover it went to the moon, this spacecraft on wheels had to be put through its paces on Earth.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000When Birds Hit Aircraft A forensic ornithologist helps investigate bird strikes.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Elliot and Justin’s DIY Jet seemed like a good idea at the time.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Wanted: One Ercoupe, Lightly Used to fly was the easy part. Try buying an airplane. Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000First Officer, Endeavor Air“Don’t be in a rush to fly a jet. Sometimes I think: To be in a little four-seat plane going low and slow would be awesome right now.”Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Warbirds Road Show along as the Collings Foundation brings World War II flying legends to 120 cities.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Flight of the Airsick Lobsters Crustaceans don’t do well in turbulence.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Seabee Keepers a devoted international following, an exceptional amphibian still creates buzz.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Cameramen in Vietnam Air Force photographers created a visual record of the war in Southeast Asia.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Amazing Stories of the Space Age of the space history stories you’ve never heard are the most interesting.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000Is the Phantom Planet Real? race is on to detect a giant on the other side of Neptune, and you could be the one to find it.Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000ARM Could Live On Without its Arm Administration's proposed budget nixes asteroid grabs, but the mission could be repurposedTue, 23 May 2017 16:35:44 +0000Court Strikes Down Drone Registration Requirement government won't track your toys after all.Mon, 22 May 2017 19:30:38 +0000A Brief History of Quadrotors hot new thing actually dates way back.Fri, 19 May 2017 19:18:01 +0000Wandering Moons Could Make Good Abodes for Life bigger the exo-moon, the longer it’s likely to be habitable.Thu, 11 May 2017 18:30:26 +0000Meet Natilus, the Jumbo Drone small startup aims to capture some of the huge global shipping business.Wed, 10 May 2017 19:30:12 +0000As China Unveils Its First Airliner, Private Pilots Look for a Boost Too general aviation advocates sought advice and inspiration at a recent meeting in California.Mon, 08 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000Student Aspirations, Public Excitement and the Purpose of a Space Program do young people want from the space program?Wed, 03 May 2017 19:00:00 +0000This Model of a WWI Bomber Is Nearly as Awesome as the Original famous Sikorsky airplane is reconstructed in loving (one-sixth scale) detail.Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000Military Drones Can Now Deal With Threats on Their Own exercise called Have Raider II sent a drone F-16 into (simulated) harm's way.Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:45:05 +0000Have Dinner With the Astronauts in This 360 Video latest VR footage from the space station.Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:08:21 +0000The First Fatal Spaceflight and memories of Vladimir Komarov’s Soyuz 1 mission.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:00:00 +0000Suddenly, Alpha Centauri is a Popular Destination small and large set their sights on our neighboring star system.Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:00:00 +0000Iceland on Mars? find evidence of fire and ice in a Martian impact basin.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0000Bill Mellberg, a Clarifying Voice to a wise and thoughtful commentator on space.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:30:00 +0000Watch an Atlas Rocket Launch in Live 360 time it’s real-time.Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:00:24 +0000Planet-Hunting Scientists Turn to Online Gamers For Help to speed up the search for new worlds? Gamify it!Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:35:01 +0000Keep Your Drone on a Leash drones aren't as well known as their free-flying counterparts, but can be more useful.Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:00:47 +0000Hydrogen on Enceladus: Interesting, But Not Conclusive for Life below the icy moon’s surface may power a biosphere, although there are other possibilities, too.Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:00:00 +0000The Spysat and the Shuttle the first space shuttle mission in 1981, NASA called on a secret eye in the sky.Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0000Master of Mars Theisinger is this year’s recipient of the National Air and Space Museum Lifetime Achievement Trophy.Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:15:27 +0000Georgy Grechko, 1931-2017 the record holder for time spent in orbit, the cosmonaut’s career ranged from Sputnik to space stations to science fiction. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:15:00 +0000New Play <em>Ad Astra</em> Plumbs the Mystery of Wernher von Braun story of a visionary who turned a blind eye to human suffering.Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0000The French Are Coming! Patrouille de France performance team graces American skies this airshow season.Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0000If That Slick Drone Video Looks Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is of YouTube’s best robots turn out to be vaporware. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:55:34 +0000And the Winners of the NY City Drone Film Festival Are... the best drone filmography of the year.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:29:17 +0000Practicing Safe Software the Gemini and Apollo programs to today's space shuttle missions, computer programmers have learned to live with bugs.Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:20:07 +0000The Airport Terminal So Beautiful It’s Reopening as a Hotel Saarinen's birdlike TWA terminal brought aesthetics to air travel.Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:30:11 +0000