Space | Air & Space Magazinehttp://www.airspacemag.com/rss/space/RSS feed for SpaceenFri, 19 Dec 2014 20:49:49 +0000India Tests Prototype Astronaut Capsulehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/india-tests-prototype-astronaut-capsule-180953697/Another milestone on the path to human spaceflight.Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:49:49 +0000Einstein’s Thoughts on SETIhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/einsteins-thoughts-seti-180953666/“Why should earth be the only planet supporting human life?” asked the physicist in 1920.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:36:37 +0000Exciting New Findings About Martian Methanehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/exciting-new-findings-about-martian-methane-180953628/Could life be the source?Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:30:00 +0000DNA is Hardier Than We Thoughthttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/dna-hardier-we-thought-180953535/It can survive suborbital spaceflight, but what about longer interplanetary trips?Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:35:39 +0000The Orion Era Beginshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/orion-era-begins-180953526/What to watch for during tomorrow’s test.Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:22:43 +0000The Flight of Orionhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/flight-orion-180953513/A new spacecraft takes flight, but to where?Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:07:38 +0000Speaking With Extraterrestrialshttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/speaking-extraterrestrials-180953489/Composing a message that can be understood by aliens will be extremely difficult. And conversation may be impossible.Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:32:30 +0000Plant Life May Thrive in Alien Atmospheres http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/plant-life-may-thrive-alien-atmospheres-180953410/It may not even require as much light as it does on Earth.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:25:43 +0000Searching for Moon Rocks in Iowahttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/searching-moon-rocks-iowa-180953365/In 1964, midwestern farmers and school kids got a jump on the Apollo astronauts.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000Orbital Inspectorshttp://www.airspacemag.com/space/orbital-inspectors-180953376/If the space station gets smacked by a micrometeoroid, an array of devices can find—and fix—the damage.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000<i>Interstellar’s</i> Scientific Fact-Checkerhttp://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/can-wormholes-180953314/A talk with physicist Kip Thorne.Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:00:59 +0000A New Way to Search for Martian Lifehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-way-search-martian-life-180953316/Isotopic analysis may help us separate native organisms from Earthly contamination.Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:58:09 +0000Time-Lapse of Orion’s Trip to the Launch Padhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/time-lapse-orions-trip-launch-pad-180953299/The new spaceship gets one step closer to its December 4 debut.Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:56:57 +0000First Landing on a Comethttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-landing-comet-180953297/After two and a half suspenseful days, Rosetta mission scientists ended up a happy bunch.Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:19:06 +0000China is Now Positioned to Dominate the Moonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/china-now-positioned-dominate-moon-180953267/What are they up to?Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:12:38 +0000Incredible Image Shows Never-Before-Seen Detail in a Solar System Being Bornhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/baby-planets-come-together-incredible-image-180953256/This will be the go-to picture for planetary formation in astronomy textbooks.Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0000SpaceShipTwo Suffers Fatal Accident During a Test Flighthttp://www.airspacemag.com/articles/spaceshiptwo-suffers-fatal-accident-during-test-flight-180953219/One pilot is lost; investigation is under way.Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:05:58 +0000Chinese Test Capsule Returns from Moonhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/chinese-test-capsule-return-moon-tonight-180953204/Mission paves the way for a future lunar sample return.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:31:18 +0000How Animals Came to Roam the Earthhttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/how-animals-came-roam-earth-180953191/The rise of complex life came after a rise in oxygen levels, according to new research.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00 +0000Mimas: Is There an Ocean Inside the Death Star?http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/mimas-ocean-within-death-star-180953137/Another (possibly) watery moon in the outer solar systemFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:24:32 +0000Watch Video of a NASA Rocket Sled Pulling a Giant Parachutehttp://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/watch-video-nasa-rocket-sled-pulling-parachute-desert-180953120/Even better than the official “Enter Sandman” video.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:50:26 +0000