Aerospace ScienceThe study of air and space flight, astronomy and the effect of flight on living organisms
In the age of computer design,
why do engineers still send airplane models to the wind tunnel?
March 2007 | By Peter Garrison
Space Station Truss
March 2007 | By Adam Pitluk
Used airplane parts can appear in the strangest places.
March 2007 | By Lee Ann Tegtmeier
The 200-ton orbiting behemoth can get out of harm's way, but not very quickly.
March 01, 2007 | By Joe Pappalardo
When it comes to Martian studies, Mike Carr wrote the book.
March 2007 | By Bob Craddock
Maybe an asteroid wasn't to blame after all.
January 16, 2007 | By Bob Craddock
From zero to 150 in less than a second.
January 2007 | By Tim Wright
Claims of active flows on Mars are remarkable, but do they hold water?
January 2007 | By Bob Craddock
A tip sheet for following this week's space shuttle mission.
January 2007 | By Tony Reichhardt
A digital communications system could put the control tower in the cockpit.
November 2006 | By Lester A. Reingold
With the equivalent power of an electric can opener, engineers try to do more than scratch the Martian surface.
November 2006 | By Tom Harpole
The director of NASA's Ames Research Center talks about piloting a Stearman and settling the moon.
November 2006 | By Paul Hoversten
A 20-year mystery solved.
November 01, 2006 | By Joe Pappalardo
Big distance, tiny spacecraft.
November 2006 | By Tony Reichhardt
Lunar explorers will have to battle an insidious enemy—dust.
September 2006 | By Trudy E. Bell
Why the fire in a perfectly healthy jet engine can die.
September 2006 | By Peter Garrison
It's all done with computers (and good old-fashioned hydraulics).
September 2006 | By Joe Pappalardo
Two leading scientific experts debate whether eight is enough.
September 2006 | By airspacemag.com
Mars, Venus, Titan - wherever there's air, we can explore by balloon.
July 2006 | By Joe Pappalardo
Double the size of an Airbus A380? No problem, aerodynamicists say.
July 2006 | By Michael Milstein