Space | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/space/RSS feed for SpaceenWed, 16 Aug 2017 14:48:36 +0000The Moon, Front and Centerhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/moon-front-and-center-180964519/The upcoming eclipse reminds us of the Moon’s proximity.Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:48:36 +0000Chasing the Eclipse at 45,000 Feethttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/eclipse-airplane-study-180964493/Researchers aboard a Gulfstream V will study the sun’s rarely-seen outer atmosphere.Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:01:08 +0000No, Quantum Teleportation Won’t Let Us Send Instant Messages to Alpha Centaurihttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/no-quantum-teleportation-wont-let-us-send-instant-messages-alpha-centauri-180964463/Quantum computers may have other benefits for space exploration, however.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:51:55 +0000What Would It Take to Wipe Out All Life on Earth?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/what-would-it-take-wipe-out-all-life-earth-180964362/Hard to say, but a recent study paints too happy a picture. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:00:10 +0000Comings and Goings in the NASA Familyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/comings-and-goings-nasa-family-180964274/An emotional sendoff for a space station crewTue, 01 Aug 2017 19:00:42 +0000Ashes and Waterhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/ashes-and-water-180964225/Despite new findings about lunar water, it still makes sense to mine ice at the poles.Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0000How to Be a Two-Minute Scientist on Eclipse Dayhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/how-participate-american-eclipse-180964144/With the first total eclipse over the U.S. since smartphones became ubiquitous, amateur researchers will be participating along with the pros.Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:47:34 +0000Eclipse 2017https://www.airspacemag.com/space/eclipse-2017-180964132/ Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:41:41 +0000Cracking an Alien’s Genetic Codehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/cracking-aliens-genetic-code-180964124/Detecting DNA—or its extraterrestrial equivalent—may be critical technology for future missions to Mars and the moons of the outer Solar System.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:00:00 +0000Into the Danger Zone, Tied to a Balloonhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/danger-zone-tied-balloon-180964108/When you’re about to send someone on a solo ride to the stratosphere, you work through problems and put your faith in the math.Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:23:26 +0000Earth, Clean Up Your Trash!https://www.airspacemag.com/space/34_aug2017-cleaning-up-space-junk-180963932/Everyone talks about the orbital debris problem. Europe’s Clean Space program intends to do something about it.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:17:43 +0000Jill Tarter Believeshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/09_aug2017-jill-tarter-making-contact-180963937/...we have company in the universe, and we should find it.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:16:32 +0000Tiny Towns Shine Under the Eclipsehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/24_aug2017-soundings-180963938/ Glendo, Wyoming is preparing for its moment in darkness.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:16:20 +0000Strong Stuffhttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-next/strong-stuff-180963954/These students are designing materials tough enough to land on another planet.Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:10:58 +0000The Search for Extraterrestrial Artifactshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/search-extraterrestrial-artifacts-seta-180964061/SETI research is picking up on the other side of the Atlantic.Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:30:54 +0000Nothing to Sneeze Athttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/nothing-sneeze-180964029/Alien dust can be a problem for human explorers.Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0000A Toxic Cocktail on the Surface of Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/toxic-cocktail-surface-mars-180963965/New experiments on Earth may affect how we search for life on the Red Planet.Thu, 06 Jul 2017 15:00:01 +0000Electronic Music Duo Looks to NASA’s Past for Inspirationhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/electronic-music-duo-quindar-finds-inspiration-nasa-past-180963918/Wilco keyboardist, art historian team up to revisit the early space age.Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:00:00 +0000Most Mass Extinctions Have Been Due to Global Warminghttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/most-mass-extinctions-are-due-global-warming-180963910/Might the next one be caused by humans rather than volcanoes?Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:54:27 +0000These Companies Want to Revolutionize Trash Day on the Space Stationhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/these-companies-want-revolutionize-trash-day-space-station-180963823/When the nearest dumpster is 250 miles away, recycling becomes a necessity.Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000