Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenWed, 27 May 2015 20:23:51 +0000NASA’s Europa Mission Gets A Little More Real select nine instruments to assess the Jovian moon’s habitability.Wed, 27 May 2015 20:23:51 +0000Now We Know at Least Two Payloads on the X-37B most everything else about the Air Force spaceplane’s current mission remains secret.Wed, 27 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000China and the “Dark Side” proposed Chinese mission to the Moon’s hidden hemisphere.Tue, 26 May 2015 12:09:44 +0000David McCullough on the Wright Brothers Pulitzer Prize winner tells the human story behind the invention of the airplane.Thu, 21 May 2015 19:50:49 +0000The Search for Future Earths rare variety of exoplanet may give us a preview of what’s in store for our planet billions of years from now.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:00 +0000The Recline of Civilization science of designing an airline passenger seat. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:09:59 +0000An Inside Look at the <i>Spirit of St. Louis</i> Wed, 20 May 2015 19:09:17 +0000The <i>Spirit of St. Louis</i> Lands Again Lindbergh’s iconic aircraft undergoes restoration.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000Learning to Fly the Fortress flights and other adventures Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000Can UAVs Save the Elephants? Sentinels in the sky are hunting the poachers.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Universe is Ringing astronomers are building observatories to listen to it.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Bushplane Olympics Valdez, Alaska, the prize goes to the airplane that takes off and lands in the shortest distance. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000What Created the Universe’s Cold Spot? A super(void) explanationWed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000Winning the Stratobowl in 1935 geologic formation became the perfect launchpad for flights into the stratosphere.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000An Aircraft Carrier’s Cable Guys takes muscle to stop and stow a 25-ton fighter. Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000On Their Own Steam carriers are only now breaking away from using 19th century tech to put jets in the air.Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000Photo Gallery: The Complex Choreography of Carrier Landings“Hook and release” is not as simple as it sounds.Wed, 20 May 2015 14:51:20 +0000How Do You Airlift 500 Sea Turtles? Piper Cub at a timeMon, 18 May 2015 18:28:12 +0000The X-47’s Missing Link they skip a step in the UAV test program, or is somebody hiding something?Fri, 15 May 2015 15:42:42 +0000Imagining Pluto 85 years, Pluto has belonged to the science fiction writers. Now it’s about to get real.Wed, 13 May 2015 15:17:38 +0000The 9/11 Takedown That Never Happened former National Guard pilot recalls her dramatic scramble over Washington on September 11.Mon, 11 May 2015 18:54:09 +0000Watch the Replay of the WWII Flyover of warbirds flew over the Nation's Capital FridayFri, 08 May 2015 19:35:16 +0000Microbes Under Antarctica basins found beneath the Taylor Valley have implications for finding life on Mars.Wed, 06 May 2015 18:35:46 +0000Where to See a Warbird guide to World War II airplanes on display around the country.Mon, 04 May 2015 20:22:04 +0000Where the Warbirds Come From of some of the airplanes in the May 8 D.C. flyover.Mon, 04 May 2015 19:12:54 +0000Warplanes Over Washington want to fly where? It’s not easy getting approval to fly bombers and fighters in the restricted airspace over Washington, D.C.Fri, 01 May 2015 19:06:27 +0000MESSENGER Comes To a Crashing End on Thursday its mission over, NASA’s Mercury orbiter will slam into the planet it’s been studying for years. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:47:01 +0000The Best Judges of Airshow Performers: Other Performers evaluation of airshow pilots has reduced accidents by 76 percent.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:46:43 +0000New Eyes on the ISS space station’s cameras get an upgrade.Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:29:52 +0000The Lunar “Distraction” from being a detour, the Moon is a critical stepping stone to Mars.Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:45:36 +000010 Hubble Images That Changed Astronomy famous space telescope has been in orbit 25 years. This is how it ushered in a new age of astronomy.Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:08:39 +0000That Postal Worker Who Landed at the U.S. Capitol Wasn’t the First wasn’t even the first gyrocopter.Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:06:07 +0000How Long Before We Find Extraterrestrial Life?’s hard to predict, considering that habitability alone doesn’t mean life arose on other worlds. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:43:56 +0000What’s in a Name? out ULA’s new rocketTue, 14 Apr 2015 19:59:54 +0000Living in the Age of Airplanes conversation with documentarian Brian J. Terwilliger about the airplane’s gifts to humankindMon, 13 Apr 2015 17:25:32 +0000Science Publishing -- Some Skepticism Required the volume of published scientific papers is increasing, fewer and fewer may actually be read.Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:50:57 +0000Model Airplanes for Fun and Profit of the best model airplanes are the ones that never get built.Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000Tom Cruise Hangs on to a Flying Airbus (Really) in the Next Mission Impossible wore a safety harness, but that’s really him on a real aircraft, 5,000 feet off the real ground.Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:26:41 +0000WW2 70th Anniversary back at the war that shaped a generation, and changed aviation forever.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:41:22 +0000Coming Soon: Interplanetary Broadband it comes to spacecraft communications, we’re still in the age of dial-up. That’s about to change.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:02:51 +0000