Space | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/space/RSS feed for SpaceenThu, 26 Mar 2015 19:38:04 +0000Mystery Solved: Mars Has Nitrateshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/mystery-solved-mars-has-nitrates-180954769/The Curiosity rover answers a long-standing question.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:38:04 +0000Japanese “People’s Camera” Bound for an Asteroidhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/japanese-peoples-camera-bound-asteroid-180954756/The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft includes an instrument funded through private donations.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:52:35 +0000Planetary Pioneerhttp://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/planetary-pioneer-180954693/Tom Krimigis, exploring the solar system since 1965.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:07:13 +0000Launch. Recover. Repeathttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/launch-recover-repeat-180954669/If Reusable Launch Vehicles become a reality, it won’t be thanks to NASA.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000My Dad’s Moon Visionhttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/My-Dads-Moon-Vision-180954672/Surveyor I’s Extended FamilyMon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000A Planet Hunter Takes Home The Prizehttp://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/planet-hunter-takes-home-prize-180954695/Kepler’s mission team is rewarded for ushering in the Era of the Exoplanet with the 2015 NASM Trophy.Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000Life as We Don't Know It on Titanhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/life-we-dont-know-it-titan-180954661/Cell membranes may be made of different materials on Saturn’s large moon.Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:00:00 +0000In 1957, Two Tiny Pellets Were the First Man-made Objects to Escape Earth’s Gravityhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/1957-two-tiny-pellets-were-first-man-made-objects-escape-earths-gravity-180954622/Eccentric astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky scored his victory just 12 days after Sputnik.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:35:05 +0000Kids, Your Science Project Advisor is an Astronauthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/kids-your-science-project-advisor-astronaut-180954607/Michelle Ham teams students with the space travelers she once trained at NASA.Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:15:01 +0000Watching Friday’s Eclipse—From the Stratospherehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/watch-fridays-eclipse-stratosphere-180954609/A Spanish company plans to capture first-of-its-kind video of the March 20 eclipse.Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:09:58 +0000Weightless, Not Stirredhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/weightless-not-stirred-180954557/A Kickstarter campaign for a martini glass that works in microgravity.Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:38:09 +0000Yutu Peers Inside the Moonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/yutu-peers-inside-moon-180954551/Data from the Chinese Chang’E 3 lander show what’s under the lunar surface.Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000Mars Once Had an Ocean—A Big Onehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/mars-once-had-ocean-big-one-180954522/Newly published results may just seal the case.Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:44:26 +0000Journey to Space 3D Opens at IMAX Theatershttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/journey-space-3d-opens-imax-theaters-180954487/A new big-screen film documents the progress of NASA’s next big adventure.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:18:09 +0000NACA Founded 100 Years Agohttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/naca-founded-100-years-ago-180954461/NASA’s predecessor made aeronautical breakthroughs that changed the course of aviation history.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:13:03 +0000Dawn Spacecraft Closes in on Cereshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/dawn-spacecraft-closes-ceres-180954450/Soon we’ll find out what those mysterious bright spots are.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:40:17 +0000Even Cosmonauts Liked the Vulcan Greetinghttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/even-cosmonauts-liked-vulcan-greeting-180954446/ Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:02:28 +0000Russia Installs Nanny Cam at Siberian Spaceporthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/russia-installs-nanny-cam-siberian-spaceport-180954411/Maybe public oversight can speed up construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome.Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:44:43 +0000Earth-like Planets Might Be Rare After Allhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/earth-planets-might-be-rare-after-all-180954408/New computer simulations suggest that red dwarfs would give rise to desert planets or waterworlds.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:01:43 +0000Ancient Life on the Moon — From Earthhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/ancient-life-moon-earth-180954282/The possibility that terrestrial fossils are preserved in Moon rocks makes lunar exploration even more appealing.Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:24:11 +0000How Could We Detect Life in Europa’s Geysers?http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/life-europas-geysers-180954236/Scientists consider how to sample the spray from Jupiter’s moon.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:07:54 +0000European Spaceplane Test a Successhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/european-spaceplane-test-success-180954222/Reusable spacecraft splashes down in the Pacific.Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:01:32 +0000Duke Ellington’s Ode to the First Moon Landinghttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/duke-ellingtons-ode-first-moon-landing-180954208/In 1969, the jazz composer performed a rare vocal to mark Apollo 11’s historic flight. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:22:34 +0000VIDEO: Hubble’s Hat Trickhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/video-hubbles-hat-trick-180954154/The space telescope captures three moons crossing the disk of Jupiter at the same time.Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:14 +0000A Meteorite Returns to Space, In the Name of Arthttp://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/artist-works-space-and-time-180954106/Artist Katie Paterson discusses bouncing sonatas off the moon, mapping dead stars, and her recent collaboration with the European Space Agency.Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:24:27 +0000B. Ray Hawke, Lunar Geologisthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/b-ray-hawke-lunar-geologist-180954083/Remembering a valued collaborator and friend.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:07:36 +0000