Aerospace Scientists and EngineersThe scientists and engineers behind the science, design and production of air and spacecraft
Wallops Island gets ready for the big time.
March 20, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
If your star tracker breaks on the way to the moon, just hit Command P.
November 2012 | By Mark Betancourt
Can space-diver Felix Baumgartner break the sound barrier without breaking his neck?
July 2012 | By Mark Betancourt
These Pentagon mavericks want to launch spacecraft within a week of taking the order. Wish them luck.
July 2012 | By Todd Neff
Within months of its first flight, August Bellanca's Skyrocket II set five world speed records.
July 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
This year’s National Air and Space Museum lifetime achievement award winner, Burt Rutan, talks about music, golf and his favorite chair.
March 2012 | By Perry Turner
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
A retrospective of Burt Rutan's high-performance art.
January 2012 | By The Editors
Twenty-five years ago, Burt Rutan’s Voyager became the first aircraft to make an around-the-world flight without refueling.
January 2012 | By George C. Larson, Member, NAA
The world's first all-composite airplane may fly again.
November 2011 | By Stephen Joiner
Can a spacecraft hop its way to winning the Google Lunar X prize?
September 2011 | By Michael Belfiore
George Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history, but few outside the field know his name.
August 2011 | By Michael Cassutt
A community of alternative rocketeers who may one day dominate the space biz.
May 2011 | By Stephen Joiner
One of the guiding geniuses behind the Apollo program is the winner of this year's National Air and Space Museum Trophy for lifetime achievement.
May 2011 | By Michael Klesius
NASA's space station manager looks back with satisfaction at one of history's greatest construction projects.
May 2011 | By Paul Hoversten
A band of space scientists and engineers take their fight for privacy all the way to the Supreme Court.
September 24, 2010 | By Mark Betancourt
From the halls of power to field laboratories, the Air Force Chief Scientist helps shape the future of U.S. flight.
August 2010 | By Mark Wolverton
Saturn's mysterious moon may have airplanes in its future.
July 2010 | By Tony Reichhardt
July 2010 | By Peter Garrison
Irving Langmuir tried to change the world one storm at a time.
July 2010 | By Sam Kean