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Forget the Boeing 787's fuel economy. It's all about the spinning cupholders.
May 16, 2012 | By Roger Mola
If things go according to plan Saturday, the world will witness SpaceX launch its first Dragon cargo supply mission to the International Space Station.
May 15, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Text messaging, from 1912 to 2012.
May 14, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Winners take home big prizes (and compete to be the next generation of aerospace leadership) in the Team America Rocketry Challenge.
May 11, 2012 | By Heather Goss
To buy a piece of space history, you need plenty of cash.
May 03, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
A new book recounts (sort of) the difficult restoration of a deteriorating Saturn V.
May 01, 2012 | By Heather Goss
The legal status and ownership of resources harvested from space are unclear. How does such uncertainty affect our plans to exploit them?
May 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
It started with a search for images of his hometown in China. Hundreds of miles of film later, he can't stop looking.
May 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
The occupational hazards of flying the U-2.
May 2012 | By Mark Betancourt
Between 1920 and 1975, Donald Douglas’ company—and a southern California city—helped shape aviation history.
April 2012 | By The Editors
On his record-setting flight in 1938, the billionaire had two navigators, only one of which was human.
April 23, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Two space shuttles parked nose-to-nose today; one leaving its museum home and the other ready to take its place.
April 19, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Use our interactive map to link to events around the country, then share your airshow experiences.
April 2012 | By Air & Space staff
The National Safety Board’s recommendations may be only the beginning.
April 13, 2012 | By Linda Shiner
Barry Crawford is honored for his heroism as a combat air controller in Afghanistan.
April 13, 2012 | By Air & Space / Smithsonian magazine
Is space travel more like aviation or sea faring? It depends on your mission.
April 13, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
April 12, 2012 | By Paul Hoversten
How will you celebrate human spaceflight on April 12?
April 11, 2012 | By Heather Goss
This Boeing air traffic map can show you.
April 03, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Fun facts about the airplanes you'll see on the 2012 circuit.
April 01, 2012 | By airspacemag.com