Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:07 +0000When “Go” is Better Than “No Go” aborting the takeoff is the wrong decision.Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:07 +0000Aero Meets Hero: Cartoonist Peter Pachoumis’ Look Back at WW2 Victory, the spiritual heir of Captain America.Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:27:34 +0000Supermarket Spaceships 1950s life-sized mock-ups helped prepare Americans for the real Space Age.Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:37:27 +0000What Couldn’t the F-4 Phantom Do? tribute to McDonnell’s masterpiece fighter jet.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000UAV U. to train the next generation of pilots—who will never take to the skies.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 Scott Kelly’s Year in Space think gravity wears you down? Try 12 months without it.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Final Flight of Extortion 17 was the deadliest helicopter crash in the history of U.S. special operations. Why did it happen?Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Meteorite Older than Earth Could Tell Us How Planets Were Made a solar system in a grain of sand.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000U.S. Debut at Chinese Airshow C-17 Globemaster wowed visitors at the Zhuhai AirshowTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 The B-52 Just Keeps on Flying in the 1940s, the BUFF shows no sign of retiring. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The (Nail-Biting) First Landing on a Comet it went down inside the Rosetta control room that night. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Need a T-33 to De-Ice a Runway? No Problem first crack at “piloting” a real jet didn’t turn out the way I’d hopedTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Game For Your Inner Spy Visitors learn about the cold war in a new role-playing gameTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Hellfire Meets Predator the drone was cleared to shoot.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Pluto at Last years after leaving Earth, New Horizons closes in on the last of the Original Nine planets, and whatever lies beyond. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Airline Merger Wars battle for the soul of an airlineTue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Last of the Great Flying Boats the Convair Tradewind was a beautiful, versatile, fast failure. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Ride on the World’s Largest Passenger Jet first trip on an Airbus A-380, at a time when the giant airliner’s future is in doubt.Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:35:53 +0000The Future of Aircraft Carriers debate at the Naval Academy Museum leads to some surprising conclusions.Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:40:35 +0000Astronomers Just Doubled the Number of Potentially Habitable Planets step closer to finding a second EarthWed, 14 Jan 2015 20:08:03 +0000How Do Astronauts Weigh Themselves in Space? scales for the zero-G traveler.Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:27:06 +0000Park Service to Allow Diving Tours of B-29 Wreckage in Lake Mead Nevada crash site hasn’t been open to the public since 2008.Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:41:26 +0000New Spacewalk Exhibit Opens at National Air and Space Museum“Outside the Spacecraft” celebrates 50 years of astronaut EVAs.Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:02:57 +0000A New Tool for Finding Life on Other Planets’s small, fast, and—best of all—doesn’t require knowledge of alien biochemistry.Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:02:10 +0000Is [Your Invention Here] The Future of Aviation? not. In the airline business, innovation takes a back seat to fuel efficiency.Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:00:00 +0000The Mystery of Lunar Layers on the Moon is key to understanding its geological history.Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:51:54 +0000Follow the Methane! ponder their next steps in the search for life on Mars.Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:30:56 +0000What Was the Star of Bethlehem? better to ask than the Vatican?Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:32:12 +0000India Tests Prototype Astronaut Capsule milestone on the path to human spaceflight.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:49:49 +0000Einstein’s Thoughts on SETI“Why should earth be the only planet supporting human life?” asked the physicist in 1920.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:36:37 +0000Exciting New Findings About Martian Methane life be the source?Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:30:00 +0000Hayabusa 2 Heads Off to Hunt an Asteroid this time, it’s got a gun.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:11:25 +0000Motorcycles of the Air flyers are all about the fun.Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:21:59 +0000Best Children’s Books of 2014 year’s best aviation- and space-themed books for young readersFri, 05 Dec 2014 15:00:42 +0000DNA is Hardier Than We Thought can survive suborbital spaceflight, but what about longer interplanetary trips?Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:35:39 +0000The Orion Era Begins to watch for during tomorrow’s test.Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:22:43 +0000The Flight of Orion new spacecraft takes flight, but to where?Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:07:38 +0000Speaking With Extraterrestrials a message that can be understood by aliens will be extremely difficult. And conversation may be impossible.Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:32:30 +0000