CenturiesAviation innovations, milestones and developments from the 18th through the 21st century
There's little that scares George Muellner, who has bragging rights to 690 combat missions in Vietnam. During three decades in the U.S. Air Force, he accumulated 5,300 hours in the F-4, A-7, F-15, and F-16 as a fighter pilot, fighter weapons instructor, and test pilot. He even flew 50 combat sortie...
March 17, 2009 | By Mike Klesius
A spacecraft bites the lunar dust.
March 2009 | By Mohi Kumar
The masters of time are about to give us a little extra. Use it wisely.
January 2009 | By James R. Chiles
How a fighter-bomber-recon-attack superstar ended up as fodder for
January 2009 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
Red Whittaker’s rovers have already gone where no robot has gone before. Will one of them make it to the moon?
January 2009 | By Geoffrey Little
A new fitness machine on the space station brings astronaut exercise into the 21st century
December 31, 2008 | By airspacemag.com
It's an addiction. Admitting you have it is the first step.
December 03, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
Presidential airplanes, past and present.
November 06, 2008 | By Rebecca Maksel
A small malfunction lands three astronauts on Russia’s version of the Red Planet.
November 2008 | By Don Pettit
Think of a shipboard chess game with airplanes instead of pawns.
November 2008 | By Mark Wolverton
The next lunar explorers will soon report to Houston. Are some already there?
November 2008 | By Michael Cassutt
November 2008 | By Roger A. Mola
A veteran space scientist discusses the challenges of the 21st Century.
November 2008 | By Elizabeth Howell
Three more people will soon move into the International Space Station—and they’ll be drinking, um….
October 30, 2008 | By Michael Klesius
A U.S. scientist reports from the scene of India's first lunar launch.
October 21, 2008 | By Paul D. Spudis
At the start of a new partnership, U.S. and Russian space travelers learn that every long journey begins with a single step.
October 2008 | By Tom Harpole
A small band of rogue rocketeers takes on the NASA establishment.
September 29, 2008 | By Michael Klesius
Chinese astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalk. What's in store for them?
September 18, 2008 | By Leroy Chiao
Three historic mailplanes commemorated the anniversary of U.S. airmail by tracing the original coast-to-coast route.
September 08, 2008 | By Linda Shiner
If STS-400 launches, be prepared for one of the most dramatic spaceflights ever.
September 02, 2008 | By Paul Hoversten