Space | Air & Space Magazine feed for SpaceenSat, 30 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Which is more fun, the ascent into orbit or the reentry? Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:00:00 +0000Driving a “Lunar” Rover, From the Space Station small step for telepresence.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:10:24 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Why not build and launch spacecraft from the ISS? Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:18:39 +0000DARPA’s Spaceplane of the Future One small, reusable launch vehicle for $146 million or best offer.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:46:22 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Is it quiet onboard the space station? Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:30:40 +0000Ask the Astronaut: After your return to Earth did you have trouble sleeping? Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:47:03 +0000Watch the First Launch from Russia’s New Siberian Spaceport off of a Soyuz rocket is at 10:01 Eastern U.S. time.Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:25:03 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Do we have the knowledge to send humans to Mars? Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:57:37 +0000Lunar Resources: Beyond the Fringe recent meeting in London suggests that more people are coming to accept the idea of using space resources.Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:22:42 +0000Dust From the Great Beyond grains seen by the Cassini spacecraft lend support to the old panspermia hypothesis.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:58:09 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Have you ever seen UFOs from orbit? Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:58:42 +0000Future E-Gliders Could “Fly” on Airless Worlds NASA advanced concepts grant explores aeronautics without the aero.Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:48:25 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Can you feel the movement of the space station? Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:30:38 +0000What Would You Have Put on Voyager’s Golden Record? author puts together his own “Earthling mixtape” in a new book.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:14:31 +0000Splashdown, Live Via Satellite 1968, getting TV broadcasts from a ship at sea was still tricky business.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: What qualities do I need to become an astronaut? Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:00:00 +0000Scientists Create Life’s Building Blocks From Just Three Ingredients dust and ice, add radiation, and voilà.Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:52:53 +0000Parking Is Getting Tight at the Space Station having a party?Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:07:24 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Why isn’t the space station shaped like a wheel? Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:17:00 +0000Supernova Fallout Hit Earth When Human Ancestors Were Alive for them, the source of the explosions was beyond the “kill distance.”Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: What does space smell like? Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Why wasn’t the space shuttle built out of titanium? Tue, 05 Apr 2016 16:32:38 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Do spacewalkers worry about dying outside? Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:41:56 +0000Mapping Melts on the Moon deposits of impact melt can help explain early lunar history, if you know where the material came from.Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:02:32 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Do you believe there’s life on other planets? Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Has space travel changed your life? Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:20:04 +0000New Horizons is Still Only Halfway Through Its Download from Pluto are more pictures and data yet to come, as NASA faces a decision on the spacecraft’s future.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 21:16:18 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Does it feel hot inside a spacecraft during reentry? Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:29:02 +0000NASA’s Inflatable Room Is Almost Ready years of planning, the Bigelow BEAM module is due to arrive at the space station next month.Mon, 28 Mar 2016 19:49:08 +0000Ask the Astronaut: What is free fall? Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:26:15 +0000Bird or Superman: What’s the Best Way to Fly in Virtual Reality? so many things, it depends.Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:30:32 +0000Scientists Create Bacteria with the Smallest Known Genome life may help us understand life on other planets.Thu, 24 Mar 2016 18:00:00 +0000Kudos for Pluto New Horizons team will receive the National Air and Space Museum’s 2016 Current Achievement Award.Thu, 24 Mar 2016 16:47:24 +0000Life Among the Gas Giants for signs of biology on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn.Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:00:00 +0000Would We Know Alien Life If We Saw It? have we already seen it on Mars?Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:00:00 +0000Ask the Astronaut: Can only pilots apply to be astronauts? Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:41:32 +0000Ask the Astronaut: What do astronauts eat right before launch? Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:50:32 +0000A New Space Station Camera Will Watch Meteors From Above down on showers like the Perseids can be better than looking up.Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:45:30 +0000ExoMars and the Question of Martian Methane’s new Mars mission will take aim at one of planetary science’s most intriguing mysteries.Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:48:36 +0000Ask the Astronaut: How does NASA simulate weightlessness? Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:19:03 +0000Rare Minerals May Be a Sign of Life and biology co-evolved on Earth, and maybe on other planets, too.Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:27:57 +0000Not All Martian Landing Sites Are Alike choosing among them is one of the great challenges facing any search for life.Mon, 07 Mar 2016 20:58:09 +0000