Aerospace ReferencesBooks and films about air and space
Photographer Michael Collier and his Cessna 180 bring North America's coastal landscapes into focus.
November 17, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
Lockheed P-38 Lightnings brought many a pilot home. This pilot would like to return the favor.
November 2009 | By David F. Toomey
Led by famed fashion photographer Edward Steichen, a group of camera men captured the action of World War II naval aviation.
October 01, 2009 | By Mark D. Faram
Alan Bean’s moonscapes show what photographs can’t.
August 2009 | By The Editors
And would they have been visible from space?
June 24, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
During World War II, WASPs proved that an airplane couldn’t tell the difference between a male and female pilot.
June 22, 2009 | By Jonna Dootlittle Hoppes
What it was like, in the astronauts’ own words. Excerpts from a new book by Andrew Chaikin.
May 20, 2009 | By Andrew Chaikin with Victoria Kohl
An illustrated history of balloons and airships.
May 20, 2009 | By Tom D. Crouch
The makers of Night at the Museum took great pains to get it right.
May 07, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
A true tale of invention, obsession, and murder.
March 03, 2009 | By Paul Brown
The paintings of Tom Lea, Life magazine's artist-correspondent during World War II.
February 06, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
Sherman Fairchild, the photographer who transformed aviation
January 12, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
If you really want to know the planet, flip through Mike Malin’s photo album.
January 2009 | By Andrew Chaikin
Aviation can sometimes be downright inhuman.
November 20, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
Real pilots rate the performance of the airplanes in James Bond flicks.
September 2008 | By David Lande
Photographs taken from the world’s first warplanes changed the course of battle.
September 2008 | By Robin White
September 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
After 46 hours watching all 22 films, our list numbers more than 150.
July 14, 2008 | By The Editors
How P-47s became the tank busters of World War II
July 14, 2008 | By Robert F. Dorr and Thomas D. Jones
Which way lies our future in space? A discussion.
June 27, 2008 | By Tony Reichhardt