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It’s not a place, exactly. But it could be NASA’s next destination.
April 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
The plane that taught Anne Morrow Lindbergh to fly is flying again.
April 2013 | By Paul Glenshaw
March 29, 2013 | By George Larson
Bad news for air traffic controllers, but the traveling public and small aircraft pilots should see little impact.
March 27, 2013 | By George Larson
The team that landed Curiosity on Mars takes home a trophy.
March 22, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Wallops Island gets ready for the big time.
March 20, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
New data from Mars suggest that it may have been hospitable to life in the past. Haven't we heard this before?
March 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Make an engine that can run hotter and still survive, and you can get more thrust from the same amount of fuel.
March 05, 2013 | By George Larson
Some of 007's imaginative toys were based on actual inventions.
March 01, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
A U.N. action team gets serious about protecting the planet from space rocks.
February 21, 2013 | By Tom Jones
An annual award recognizes amateurs for finding rocks in the sky.
February 14, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Samples from other worlds provide some key information on planetary evolution and history but are they the only way to obtain such knowledge?
February 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
It takes a (uniformed) village.
February 04, 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
After the Columbia accident, seeing the crew cabin of the destroyed shuttle was an emotional experience for many NASA astronauts.
February 01, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Operation Redwing tested aircraft vulnerabilities to atomic blasts.
February 2013 | By Norvin C. “Bud” Evans
Test pilot Gale Moore rose to the challenge of the XH-17.
February 2013 | By Don Porter
An eyewitness speaks publicly for the first time about history’s worst launch accident.
February 2013 | By Anatoly Zak
Over Vietnam, F-100 pilots flew fast and low. Later, they hit the heights.
February 2013 | By Mark Bernstein
Adaptive optics and lasers are giving ground-based telescopes better-than-Hubble views.
February 2013 | By Heather Goss
As the pilot of a 727 that simulates weightlessness, John Benisch is always searching for that perfect parabola.
February 01, 2013 | By Pat Trenner