Aerospace ReferencesBooks and films about air and space
Some Lindys are luckier than others.
November 01, 2006 | By Joe Pappalardo
How did we love the Tomcat? On the 20th anniversary of Top Gun, we count the ways.
September 2006 | By The Editors
The last words of doomed airline crews make for riveting theater.
September 2006 | By Patricia Trenner
World War I airplanes star in a feature film about the Lafayette Escadrille.
July 2006 | By Tom LeCompte
The tensest moment in spaceflight: Docking with a 100-ton space station while orbiting Earth at five miles per second.
May 2006 | By Thomas D. Jones
With museum-quality photographs, Edward Steichen showed the world what it was like to be a sailor at war.
March 2006 | By T.A. Heppenheimer
All the action of Red Flag air combat exercises comes to movie screens through the magic of IMAX(r)
January 2005 | By the Editors
Page through these vintage magazine covers and return to a time when the world was vast and air travel was grand.
March 2004 | By Diane Tedeschi
Small artifacts that are the garnish of most museum exhibits make a satisfying main course in a new National Air and Space Museum book.
November 2003 | By airspacemag.com
Bathing beauties from the time when aircraft first crossed oceans.
January 2003 | By Illustrations by Ian Marshall
A former South Vietnamese Air Force commander shares his military experiences in a new book.
September 2002 | By Nguyen Cao Ky
The reality of spaceflight is tangible; a spacecraft or flight spare enables us to preserve the technology involved in a Mars landing so that future generations can understand how it was done. But how do you preserve a "sensation" so that future generations will appreciate its impact on society?
May 2002 | By Bob Craddock
To find the very best books about the world of aviation and spaceflight, we asked for recommendations.
March 2002 | By Our Panel Of Experts
Every pilot needs a place to work.
January 2002 | By Eric Long and Mark Avino
Is NASA ready for prime time?
September 2001 | By Todd Kliman
The wonderful, unworkable world of airplane design in the years before the Wright brothers.
March 2001 | By Phil Scott
Of course you realize nothing like this could ever happen.
August 1997 | By George C. Larson
The short story that became the movie October Sky.
March 1995 | By Homer H. Hickam Jr.