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The plan: Strap napalm bombs onto bats, and drop them over World War II Japan.
April 29, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
The evolution of the stewardess, from airborne homemaker to aerial sex kitten.
April 25, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
New data from NASA's GRAIL mission suggest that the crust of the Moon is thinner than we had thought. Is this idea consistent with the geological evidence?
April 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Wrecked aircraft from around the world are showcased in Dietmar Eckell's forthcoming book.
April 23, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
It only took 40 years, but engines originally designed for the Soviet N-1 moon rocket finally left Earth yesterday.
April 22, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
So it's not the Moon or Mars. Get over it.
April 12, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Instead of astronauts going to the rock, the rock will come to them.
April 12, 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
Not 100 percent. But it’s better than it used to be.
April 10, 2013 | By Roger A. Mola
New information about the interior of the crater Shackleton at the south pole of the Moon sheds some light -- and even more heat -- on the vexing questions remaining about water on the Moon.
April 08, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
After logging nearly 1,400 hours in orbit, Jerry Ross reflects on spaceflight past and future.
April 08, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Despite plans for a mooring station, only one airship ever docked at the Empire State Building.
April 01, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
And the Trophy Goes To...
April 2013 | By J.R. Dailey
“Back in the old Marine Corps...”
April 2013 | By John Scanlan
The 2013 National Air and Space Museum Trophy Winners.
April 2013 | By The Editors
Before he designed the world’s most feared drone, Abraham Karem was just trying to get a robot to stay in the air.
April 2013 | By Richard Whittle
The TSR-2 bomber was a case of aeronautical genius foiled by political foolishness.
April 2013 | By David Noland
Landsat shows us the home planet, warts and all.
April 2013 | By Linda Shiner
Why Europe wants its own satellite navigation program.
April 2013 | By Craig Mellow
The parasitic aircraft of Britain’s Short Brothers.
April 2013 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
During the Cold War, Boeing execs got a strange call from the State Department: Would you guys mind trading secrets with the Russians?
April 01, 2013 | By Joe Sutter