Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenThu, 23 Feb 2017 18:33:48 +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 +0000Whoever Said the Moon is the End Goal? who decided that space is only for science?Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000The Moon May Have Had Lots of Water in the Distant Past that raises its interest to astrobiologists.Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:05:50 +0000In 1986, David Letterman Went On the Air, In the Air the 4th anniversary of “Late Night,” the TV host filmed the show on board a TWA 747.Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Drones + Augmented Reality = Help for Firefighters soar over active fires, while viewers explore the scene using holograms.Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000Thousands of Airplanes Will Descend on Washington This Weekend can fly into D.C. for the inauguration—as long as you do it very carefully.Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:00:00 +0000Get to Know Your Airliner Jack Harty created a website to introduce United airliners to passengers.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:01:59 +0000Flying Fish and Other Oddball Midair Collisions Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:52:35 +0000Made by Nerds, for Nerds sisters came up with nutritious snacks for hungry astronauts.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:41:52 +0000Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman very complex systems, engineers make sure all the components work well together.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:25:29 +0000The Coolest Autogiro You Won’t See at the National Air and Space Museum The Museum’s helicopter expert picks an undisplayed favorite from the collection.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Highest Jump computer scientist who pulled off a world-record skydive is still wondering: Could it be done from orbit?Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Voyages of John Glenn trips to space, 36 years apart.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Baby Boom: A Concorde for the 21st Century? Denver-based company wants to revive the supersonic airliner.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The First Sighting of a Black Hole know one lurks at the center of the Milky Way, but to these astronomers, seeing will be believing.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000We Fly the Last Electra Juniors remarkable Lockheed Model 12s showed up (late) for their diamond jubilee.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000I Was Almost Killed By a Navy Jet on a San Diego Beach 1954, a pilotless F7U-3 Cutlass nearly wiped out a crowd of beachgoers.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Pipeline That Measured the Speed of Light In 1931, a corrugated steel tunnel figured in one of history’s greatest science experiments.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Lost Photographs of the Great War a Moroccan flea market, a photojournalist happens on an inexplicable treasure.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000What Happened to Pan Am Flight 7? Sabotage? Negligence? Fraud? New clues surface in a 60-year-old aviation mystery.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Return of the Light Brigade To meet the demands of 21st century warfare, militaries are reaching for a Vietnam-era weapon.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000From Secretary to Company President Barrett is the only woman to serve as the head of a major U.S. airline.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:47:12 +0000A Most Hazardous Occupation new book looks at the rich history of British test pilots.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:46:20 +0000Drones Swarm Like Gnats in Navy Video tests conducted last October, three F/A-18s bring 103 friends to the party.Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:30:06 +0000Are Humans Freaks of Nature? small but significant gap between humans and other animals on Earth may shed light on why we see no alien visitors.Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:18 +0000Surrounded By Robots VR field trip inside the Boston Dynamics lab.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:46:47 +0000The Show Before the Air Show the annual ICAS trade show, there would be no smoke and aerobatics.Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:00:00 +0000The Year in VR: From Pearl Harbor to the Stratosphere sampler of virtual reality air and space experiences that came out in 2016.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:00:00 +0000These Tiny Creatures Can Withstand an Astonishing 16,000 Gs ultimate animal survivor would still have a hard time on other planets.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0000In 1950, Airlines Didn’t Serve Liquor Over Dry States when the drinks cart was subject to some very complicated laws. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:52:48 +0000China’s Moon Missions Are Anything But Pointless value of the nation’s lunar robotic missions goes beyond science.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:10:57 +0000Small Is the Next Big Trend in Consumer UAVs, Dobby and other nanodrones.Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000George McGovern’s WWII Diary from the one-time presidential nominee’s 35 combat missions.Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:00:00 +0000The Martian RV says home better than a 1976 Airstream trailer?Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:18:13 +0000