Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 24 Apr 2015 19:47:01 +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 Anniversary Flyover airplanes will fly over the National Mall on May 8.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 +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 +0000Gallery: One 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 +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 +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 +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 +0000Flyover Plane-Spotting How to ID the warbirds flying over WashingtonThu, 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 +0000