Space | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/space/RSS feed for SpaceenFri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:18 +0000Are Humans Freaks of Nature?http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/are-humans-freaks-nature-180961785/The 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 +0000These Tiny Creatures Can Withstand an Astonishing 16,000 Gshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/these-tiny-creatures-can-withstand-astonishing-16000-gs-180961717/The ultimate animal survivor would still have a hard time on other planets.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0000China’s Moon Missions Are Anything But Pointlesshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/chinas-moon-missions-are-anything-pointless-180961633/The value of the nation’s lunar robotic missions goes beyond science.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:10:57 +0000The Martian RVhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/martian-rv-180961586/What says home better than a 1976 Airstream trailer?Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:18:13 +0000Vera Rubin Made “Dark Matter” a Household Phrasehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/vera-rubin-made-dark-matter-household-phrase-180961581/Years later, the astronomer recalled her “incredible delight” in the discovery for which she was most famous.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000How Plausible Is the New Science Fiction Movie <em>Passengers?</em>http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/plausible-passengers-180961540/We asked a NASA contractor working on Mars missions about the problems of sleeping your way through a months-or-years-long spaceflight.Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000Breakthrough in Antimatter Physics Has Some Dreaming of Starshipshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/breakthrough-antimatter-physics-has-some-dreaming-starships-180961497/The cost is still a problem, though. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:00:00 +0000Cave Living on the Moonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/cave-living-moon-180961494/Caves could make useful lunar habitats, but not if they aren’t where you need them.Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +000012 <i>Air & Space</i> Stories From 2016 You Need To Readhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/12-air-space-stories-from-2016-need-read-180961382/Some of our favorite aviation and space stories of the year.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:41:29 +0000On Mars, Looks Can Be Deceivinghttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/mars-looks-can-be-deceiving-180961487/Reliable biosignatures need more than a physical resemblance to be convincing.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:16:31 +0000New Satellite Network Will Watch Hurricanes Growhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-satellite-network-will-watch-hurricanes-grow-180961403/CYGNSS fills a blind spot in our observation of tropical storms.Mon, 12 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000Jimmy Wyld, the Young Genius Who Jump-Started the U.S. Rocket Businesshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/jimmy-wyld-young-genius-who-jump-started-us-rocket-business-180961383/Seventy-five years ago, a bunch of amateur rocketeers from New Jersey started a small company with a big future. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:11:48 +0000John Glenn: A Life in Photoshttp://www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/john-glenn-1921-2016-180961367/The passing of an American hero.Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:00:33 +0000A Step toward Silicon Life?http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/step-toward-silicon-life-180961272/Scientists have found that microbes can make chemical bonds that might—conceivably—play a role in alien biology. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:13 +0000Canadian Astronaut Will Test a New Bio-Monitor Shirt in Spacehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/canadian-astronaut-will-test-new-bio-monitor-shirt-space-180961270/Space doctors hope the “Astroskin” can replace some of those messy wires and electrodes.Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:00:00 +0000Venus, By Way of Hawaiihttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/venus-way-hawaii-180961253/ Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000Finding Earth 2.0 Will Be Harder Than We Thoughthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/finding-earth-20-will-be-harder-than-we-thought-180961067/No such discovery can be expected within this decade.Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000Chinese Astronauts Land on the Same Day That ISS Astronauts Launchhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/chinese-astronauts-land-same-day-iss-astronauts-launch-180961166/Soyuz up, Shenzhou down.Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:02:09 +0000