Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenTue, 28 Mar 2017 15:18:32 +0000After the Asteroid Impact the mass extinction 66 million years ago, life bounced back faster than expected.Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:18:32 +0000Quadcopters Go For a Better Bird Count are field-testing drones to record birdsong.Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:00 +0000Enter our Fifth Annual Photo Contest! us your best shots by November 1, 2017, and win cash prizes.Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:07:55 +0000Watch This Guy Catch a Ball Dropped From 1,000 Feet Ruth did it. Why not Zack Hample?Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Want To Make Mars Livable? Bring Back Its Magnetic Field novel way to terraform the Red Planet.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Inside the Nanosat Lab Tiny satellites, big ambitions.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000General Manager, AirCorps Aviation Hokuf gets to build, repair, and restore airplanes for a living.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Presenting the Winners of Our 4th Annual Photo Contest the awards go to....Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Jerry Yagen and the Fighter Factory the annual Warbirds Over the Beach airshow, a wealthy collector remakes the world as it was in 1944.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Scenes From a Violent Universe Chandra X-Ray Observatory watches catastrophes among the stars.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Bob Pardo Once Pushed a Crippled F-4 Home With His F-4. In Flight. in combat over Vietnam.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Flights Over Fuji can’t resist taking photos against one of the world’s most beautiful backdrops.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Time a Stolen Helicopter Landed on the White House Lawn story of Robert Preston’s wild ride.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000The First Airplane Passenger Wright brothers’ indispensable helper got a ride as a reward.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000She Just Wanted to Fly combat rescue pilot saved lives in Afghanistan while facing challenges to serve at home.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Will Anyone Win the Google Lunar X-PRIZE? giant leap for robot kind.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Taking Earth’s Temperature single, precise number is harder to come up with than you’d think.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000An Airborne Drone Center is Now on the Amazon Wishlist online retail giant re-inflates an old idea.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Sleeping Their Way to Mars astronauts on long space voyages, the safest way to travel may be in induced hibernation.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Birth of Flight in Georgia are justly proud of the day Ben Epps first flew his airplane. But for 100 years, they’ve been proud of the wrong day.Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000Where Was Dark Matter in the Early Universe? of early-forming galaxies shows they're pretty...normal. And that's unexpected.Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:22:55 +0000Attack of the Drone-Snatching Eagles natural solution to a growing threatFri, 17 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000How the “Suicide Squad” Turned Into One of the World’s First Rocket Companies celebrates its 75th anniversary.Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:55:13 +0000If You Build It, They Will Come years after the last Moon landing, it’s time to stop talking and start doing again.Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:00:36 +0000The Ultimate Space Telescope Would Use the Sun as a Gravitational Lens old idea gets new attention.Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000Space Station VR Experience Released for Oculus Rift now you’ll need one of those pricey headsets, but other versions are on the way.Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:07:12 +0000The Drone That Mimics Spaceships to test communications during atmospheric reentry without risking your spaceplane? There's a drone for that.Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:30:59 +0000Flying Through the Golden Years new study looks at the relation between medication use and accidents involving older pilots.Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:35:23 +0000Marines, Fire Up Your Printers! haul spare parts into battle if you can just print them?Mon, 06 Mar 2017 20:11:16 +0000A Vision for Planetary Science in 2050 need to dream, and to boldly go where no one has gone before.Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000To the Moon in 2026! goal for the nation’s 250th birthday?Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:42:25 +0000Could Alien Life Be Hidden All Around Us? about dark matter biology and a shadow biosphere.Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:00:12 +0000Are Dubai’s Drone Taxis For Real? drone service is poised to begin, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions.Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:38:04 +0000When it Comes to New Planets, Expect the Unexpected, the TRAPPIST-1 planets are not the likeliest places to search for life.Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:33:48 +0000How Venus Could Help Us Understand the New TRAPPIST-1 Planets vice versaThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000Apollo 11 Moonship To Go On Tour the next two years, the Command Module <i>Columbia</i> and other artifacts will travel the United States.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000Cislunar Space: The Next 30 Years Launch Alliance has a vision.Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:43:08 +0000Virtual Reality Comes to the Space Station Rift arrives, as astronauts and cosmonauts send down their first 360 videos.Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:15:31 +0000SpaceX Launches from Historic Pad 39A rockets take center stage at Cape Canaveral.Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000Ceres Just Got A Lot More Interesting to Astrobiologists organics have been found on the largest body in the asteroid belt.Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:00:00 +0000Tiny Tech Will Help Drones Stay Safe in the National Airspace equipment is the future of air traffic control. Until now, most drones couldn’t carry it.Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0000Planet Labs Goes For Record 88-Satellite Launch upstart remote sensing company is poised to begin daily whole-Earth photography.Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:00:11 +0000A New Lander Concept for Europa detection would be a key part of a mission to Jupiter’s intriguing icy moon.Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:18:23 +0000People With Frizzy Hair Are More Likely to Hear the Sound of Meteors buzzing, popping, and crackling noise may be real after all.Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:55:09 +0000PBS’s “City in the Sky” Exposes the Hidden Minutiae of Air Travel three-part public television documentary takes viewers to parts of the airport they’ve never seen.Wed, 08 Feb 2017 20:52:16 +0000Before “Hidden Figures,” There Was a Rock Opera About NASA’s Human Computers Johnson’s inspirational story came to the Baltimore stage in 2015, thanks to another space scientist.Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Oxygen is Not Enough point us to a habitable planet, that is.Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:00:00 +0000The Bot That Flies Like a Bat researchers have created a lightweight, agile drone that mimics one of nature’s greatest fliers.Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:00:00 +0000These Mushroom-Based Drones Eat Themselves at Mission’s End the job is done, the tiny gliders are designed to disappear.Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:36:48 +0000