Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenWed, 01 Oct 2014 13:27:06 +0000“Just Fly This Sumbitch Myself” America’s pilots liked danger—and a bit of fun.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:27:06 +0000Area 51’s Black Jets highly classified inventions tested at Groom Lake are some of the greatest aircraft ever flown.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:36:33 +0000How Did This Mean-Looking Jet Get Permission to Land In Washington D.C.? one thing, it left its weapons at home.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:05:00 +0000Etihad Airlines’ Luxury Suite in the Sky your own gourmet chef, too.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:00:39 +0000To Find Alien Life, Expect the Unexpected of a Library of Congress symposium on first contact with extraterrestrial lifeThu, 25 Sep 2014 18:56:45 +0000The Day They Shut Down Meigs Field This former Chicago landmark is a cautionary tale for small airports everywhere.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Last of the Vegas by Amelia Earhart and Wiley Post, these Lockheed beauties are museum pieces today—all but one.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Untethered MMU may have been the coolest space vehicle ever. So why did its career end as soon as it began?Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000When Airliners Vanish the murky world of international aircraft deals, old airliners can end up on the dark side.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000The Mars Dilemma astronauts finally reach Mars, will they be able to land?Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Tools for Martian Survival test program for two planets.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Shooting Star Lockheed’s famed design chief Kelly Johnson, the first U.S. jet to fight.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000How to Build an Airplane in Seven Days gather at Oshkosh to make a “Wonder” happen.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Bigger Than Saturn, Bound for Deep Space space shuttle, part Apollo, the Space Launch System will be the most powerful rocket ever built. Will it be the best?Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000AeroMartí Signs Off airplane that doubled as a TV station.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Some Aircraft Get All the Luck (and Money) some run out of both.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Rescue for the Rescuers 2004, the USS <em>Abraham Lincoln</em> brought help to tsunami victims, and even to fellow rescuers.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Maybe I <em>Will</em> Pass on That Coffee in an F-16 with no bathroom in sight.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Hawaii by Air new exhibit gives a rich account of the state’s aviation history.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Can This Airport Be Saved? fight over the nation’s busiest single-runway airport.Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000Raptor Sees First Combat Over Syria nine years, the F-22 gets its first call to action.Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:57:56 +0000“Not a Woman’s Profession” Serova overcame more than the rigors of cosmonaut training to reach space from today’s conservative Russia.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:32:54 +0000Fitness Testing for Mars to ready a robot for a half-billion-mile voyageSat, 20 Sep 2014 20:23:37 +0000Navy Drone Makes First Coast-to-Coast Test Flight MQ-4C Triton’s 16th test flight is its longest yet.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:55:44 +0000Half of All First-Time Cubesat Projects End in Failure of all first-time Cubesat projects end in failure. And that’s not entirely bad.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:12:25 +0000Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Crew Award companies will work toward flying astronauts to the space station by 2017.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:27:11 +0000Reno Crowd Agrees: “Best Race I Ever Saw!” Kid won it, but it was the Old Man of Air Racing who gave the fans a finish they’ll never forget.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:13:20 +0000India’s Mangalyaan Spacecraft Closes In On Mars hopes to become the third agency to orbit the Red Planet.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:09 +0000The First Arctic Flight—in 1914 little-known Polish aviator got there more than a decade before Byrd and Amundsen.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:55:53 +0000More Signs That Europa Could Be Habitable see plate tectonic activity on a distant moon.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000Star Trek’s U.S.S. Enterprise to Boldly Go Back to the Workshop 49-year-old pop cultural artifact gets a much-needed restoration.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:43:06 +0000“Re-Blued” at the U.S. Air Force Academy quick, inspiring visit to the Academy’s campus in Colorado SpringsWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:03:48 +0000Space Crowdfunding: What’s the Secret? and losers among the space start-ups.Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:05:00 +0000NASA Touts Space Station Benefits in New Video Series how some space experiments can help people on Earth.Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:30:44 +0000Undocumented Alien NWA5000 is beautiful – but is it from the Moon?Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:03:23 +0000New ISS Experiment Tests Organisms’ Survival Skills in Space samples will be exposed to the harsh environment outside the space station.Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:06:23 +0000Ten-Year-Old Gore Vidal Helped Sell the “People’s Airplane” future author acted as a pitchman for personal aviation in 1936.Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:55 +0000Time-Lapse of Cygnus Departing the Space Station say goodbye to their supply ship after a month in orbit.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:20:13 +0000Alien Life May Thrive on an Exotic Kind of Carbon Dioxide familiar gas would have not-so-familiar properties on other planets.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:34:35 +0000A Tour of the Boneyard aircraft retirement home in Arizona is well worth a visit.Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:10:26 +0000Scientists Find Life in an Antarctic Lake …a place not unlike Jupiter’s moon EuropaThu, 21 Aug 2014 18:17:17 +0000Artifacts of the Great War collection of World War I objects, from the mundane to the extraordinaryWed, 20 Aug 2014 19:07:32 +0000The Truth About the MiG-29 U.S. intelligence services solved the mystery of a cold war killer. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000A Flight In A Skycatcher light airplane that won't frighten new pilots.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Diary of a World War I Ace combat, prison camp, and the will to fly again.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Aviation’s Sexiest Racer Bugatti built fast cars—and just one airplane.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000The Quadcopter’s Teacher Aitken wants robots to navigate—and cooperate—on their own.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Birth of the Bugatti design sketches show how the raceplane evolved.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Virtual Museum Visits National Air and Space Museum online collection includes thousands of artifacts that aren’t on display.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000When Sputnik Crashed in Wisconsin a century later, the town of Manitowoc commemorates its biggest day ever.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Cubesats to the Moon (Mars and Saturn, Too) next generation of planetary explorers.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000How the 737 Got Its Hamster Mouth top-selling commercial airliner engine started with a strange design.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Barefoot Pilots of the Maldives remote island nation becomes a finishing school for floatplane pilots. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000The Great Big, Beautiful Tomorrow the 1964 World’s Fair, the Space Age led the way to world peace, happiness, and fast cars. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Where NASA Learned to Spacewalk astronauts jumped into this Maryland pool to experience working in space.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Captain Dave and his Ukulele around Hawaii for tips.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000We Test-Drive the Country’s Only Skydiving Simulator velocity without the wind blastWed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000The Rockets That Inspired Francis Scott Key know they had a “red glare,” but what kind of rocket did the British fire in 1814?Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000How Important Is a Pilot’s First Airplane? older trainers often have the edge on newer ones.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Cancelled: The Gregor FDB-1 pilot called the Canadian biplane “chubby in a vicious way.” Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Life in a Lake of Oil that may have implications for Saturn’s moon TitanThu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000Moon First—Mine the Asteroids Later’s learn how to extract space resources closer to home.Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:04:10 +0000