Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:18:54 +0000Matt Damon, First Farmer on Mars actor discusses his role as an astronaut in the upcoming film “The Martian.”Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:18:54 +0000Brazilian Team Claims World Racing Records<i>Anequim</i> is now the fastest shark in the sky. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:41:46 +0000A Race to the Stratosphere in 1933 before the Cold War, Soviets and Americans dueled to reach the top of the atmosphere.Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:28:04 +0000The Bugatti Racer Finally Takes Flight 80 years after it was designed, the sleek 100p gets airborne.Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:36:48 +0000The Search for Luna 9 years later, researchers try to locate the first spacecraft to land on another world.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:00:00 +0000Mementos of the Balloon Age Kendall’s collection of early flight artifacts lands at the Museum.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Extraterrestrial Commodities Market visionary scientist says that asteroids and comets can be the foundation of a lucrative space-based economy.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Cult of the Sonic Cruiser airliner that never took off.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Where Did Max Miller Die? man’s search for the place where the U.S. Air Mail Service lost a starThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Bring the Fallen Airmen Home volunteer group helps fund searches for the missing by selling rides in the types of aircraft they once flew.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000A Rare Look at the Russian Side of the Space Station the other half lives.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Where Huey Pilots Trained and Heroes Were Made training for a dangerous job.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Space Station ER happens if an astronaut in space needs surgery?Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Showtime for E-Planes battery-powered race to cross the English Channel.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Love Letter to the 747 his new book, an airline pilot contemplates the wonder of flight and the world’s first jumbo jet.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Last Piston-Engine Dogfights against Mustangs in the skies over Central America in 1969.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +000015 Years of Living in Space highs and lows of life in an orbiting tin canThu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Disaster Prevention in a Gulfstream, volcanoes, mudslides: Airborne radar watches all the ways the earth moves.Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Future of Construction in Space the International Space Station the last aluminum spacecraft?Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000Dive to the USS Macon Wreck on a six-month ocean mapping voyage are diving to the sunken airship today.Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:30:40 +0000The Ghost Army of World War II which a special unit used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and phony radio broadcasts to confuse the enemy.Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:11:31 +0000Ride Along in a P-51 Mustang in This 360° Virtual Reality Video future meets World War IIFri, 14 Aug 2015 17:49:35 +0000First Picture of a 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet Eridani b is the youngest, smallest, and coolest exoplanet imaged yet.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000The Next Jamestown new book says that a life on Mars will no longer be science fiction.Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000The Most Earthlike Planet Yet Makes a Good Target for SETI newly discovered world gives us a preview of what Earth may look like 1.5 billion years in the future. Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:11:59 +0000The Man Who Solved the Mystery of Flight 901 Vette’s research helped explain one of history’s worst air disasters.Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:38:08 +0000Drones on the Moon it possible to explore the Moon with low-altitude flying spacecraft?Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:46:20 +0000As the Earth Turns views of our planet, from satellites near and far.Wed, 05 Aug 2015 20:03:47 +0000Airplane Droppings of airplane fall from the sky more often than you’d think.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:00:39 +0000Google’s Future Air Force the Internet giant starts flying delivery drones, it has to solve another problem: cheap position tracking.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:18:33 +0000SpaceShipTwo Crash Was Due to Pilot Error, and a Lapse in Safety Culture company running the suborbital vehicle’s test program failed to pay enough attention to the possibility of human error.Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:41:51 +0000Nanotechnology + Small Satellites = Big Returns NASA study group hopes to build powerful science instruments for the next generation of CubeSats.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:05:02 +0000In Rural Virginia, a Drone Makes the First Legal U.S. Package Delivery call it a “Kitty Hawk moment” for the flying package business.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:58:42 +0000Seven Thousand Kilometers on No Gas their longest leg, the sun-powered Solar Impulse crew tells how they did it.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000Enter our Third Annual Photo Contest! us your best shots by November 15 and win cash prizes.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:59:06 +0000In 1942, the Army Built a Decoy Airfield in Virginia to Fool the Luftwaffe County residents came to call it “The Lost City”Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Space $ouvenirs compete for artifacts from the Apollo program.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000How to Start a Hurricane makes one small eddy fizzle out, and another turn into the planet’s most destructive storm?Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Crowdsourcing Saves D-Day’s First Airplane C-47 that led the Normandy invasion gets a reprieve.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Delivery by Drone the world, quadcopters are turning into mail carriers.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Jumbo Flies an Airshow Boeing 747, like you’ve never seen it fly.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Last American Aces of an exclusive club tell what it takes to make ace.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000China Needs Pilots boom in Chinese air travel is sending hundreds of novices to flight school in Arizona.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Advice for Airship Builders: Think Smaller has been the ruin of many a dirigible design.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000This Drone Can Save Your Life ask the hiker it helped rescue in 2013.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Ghanaian Woman’s Quest to Work---and Fly Patricia Mawuli beat the odds to become an airplane builder and airport manager.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Confessions of a Station Astronaut Anderson talks about his new book, <i>The Ordinary Spaceman.</i>Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:00:00 +0000Bad Day in Space and frustration on the ISSWed, 22 Jul 2015 18:01:53 +0000The Birdman of Topeka 1912, Albin Longren was building better airplanes than the Wrights and Curtiss.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:18:17 +0000The Next World Speed Record a young Brazilian professor created the fastest raceplane in its class?Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:02:13 +0000Pilots vs. Poachers future of elephant survival may depend, in part, on aerial patrols.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:14:52 +0000The Tale of Whitey Feightner interview with biographer Peter Mersky, who chronicles the long career of an American ace.Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:48:53 +0000About That F-18 Photo, it’s not a fake.Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:47:46 +0000Even Neil Armstrong Gets a Kickstarter Campaign’s first crowdsourcing project will help digitize the famous Apollo 11 spacesuit. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000Selecting a Landing Site for Humans on Mars takes a small step toward a big decision.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000Seventy Years After the Trinity Test, There Are 16,000 Nuclear Weapons in the World it all started with three explosions in the summer of 1945.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:21:19 +0000Swirling Controversy origins of strange swirl-like markings on the lunar surface are still mysterious.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:59:18 +0000Stowaways on New Horizons not-so-official plaques made it all the way to Pluto.Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:49:16 +0000Are These 1909 Photos the Oldest Pictures of Pluto?, 15 Jul 2015 16:07:49 +0000Hello Again, Comrades! (Здравствуйте еще раз, товарищи!) U.S. and Russia share a long flight to commemorate a long history.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:45:29 +0000Any More Big Planets Out There? is not the only large object beyond Neptune.Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:54:59 +0000Pluto’s Naming Game Horizons is about to discover a mess of new planetary features. What will we call them?Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:44:04 +0000Taking Pluto’s Portrait the mighty Hubble Space Telescope has to strain to see this tiny, distant planet.Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:24:44 +0000New Horizons at Pluto close encounter with the last of the “classical” planets.Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:11:22 +0000James Salter, the Fighter Pilot’s Writer excerpt from the novelist’s memoir, <i>Burning the Days.</i>Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:35:11 +0000SETI and the Rise of the Machines intelligence offers another possible solution to the Fermi Paradox.Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:06:57 +0000