Videos | Air & Space Magazine feed for the videosenFri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Human Price of Apollo Mike Marcucci chronicles the human story of the Apollo lunar module in his forthcoming documentary <i>LM Builders</i>. In this interview excerpt, former Grumman manager Lynn Radcliffe talks about the sacrifices made by the people who built the world's first moonships. Video: Mike MarcucciFri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0000Bayer Airship Over Zurich Bayer airship spent most of 2013 touring the world, with stops in New York, South Africa, Australia, Brazil, and Barcelona, among other locations. This video captures the ship's flight over Zurich, Switzerland, in July. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0000A Fruit Fly's Evasive Maneuvers F Muijres, University of WashingtonThu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0000Twelve Years Around the Solar System animation shows the Rosetta spacecraft’s 12-year journey to reach comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The “cosmic billiard ball,” as the European Space Agency calls Rosetta, took advantage of four gravity assists, three around Earth and one around Mars, to speed up and adjust its course to match the comet’s. On the way, Rosetta flew by two asteroids to test many of its 21 instruments. After a long hibernation as it reached out to nearly Jupiter’s orbit, it will finally reach Churyumov-Gerasimenko this August. Soon after, Rosetta will deploy its lander, Philea, to study the mysterious comet up close, and the trio will travel together around the closest point in its orbit of the sun. (Video: ESA)Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0000Flight of the Pongsats Aerospace flights rely primarily on volunteers and helium. A team will take a tray of PongSat experiments out to the desert, attach it to a helium balloon, and launch it. Once the balloon reaches the thin air of the stratosphere, it will burst, and the tray will descend to earth, with a parachute opening to gentle the landing. (Video: JP Aerospace)Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0000Space Panorama Panorama is a sparkling recreation of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Standing behind a large black clothed table, accompanied by a narrator and music from Shostakovich's 10th Symphony, we explore this surface and the spaces above it using only hands, arms and upper torso to create a constantly entrancing documentary of the entire mission. (Performed by Andrew Dawson; Narrated by Gavin Robertson; Directed by Jos Houben)Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0000