Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenTue, 29 Sep 2020 22:00:45 +0000Erich Hartmann, the Most Successful Fighter Pilot of All Time new book examines the life of the WWII German ace.Tue, 29 Sep 2020 22:00:45 +0000More Lakes Found Under the Martian Ice would such cold places be habitable?Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Work, Float, Eat, Dream: Life on the International Space Station asked some of the people who've spent the most time on the ISS: What's it like up there?Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000When Your Co-Pilot Is Also Your Spouse family, two airline pilots.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Not Only Does Venus Hold the Possibility of Life, It Has Active Volcanoes, Too planetary neighbor has been giving up lots of secrets lately.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Marooned on a Tiny Pacific Island, These Sailors Were Spotted by a KC-135 a small boat vanished in the Pacific, U.S. forces took to the air and mounted a desperate search.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The ISS Has Made Us a Space-Dwelling Species 20 years of continuous human presence in orbit.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The F-86 Sabre, Hero of the Early Jet Age’s first swept-wing fighter won the skies over North Korea.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Scorned at First, These Seven Airplanes (Finally) Proved Their Mettle they defy skeptics, or just outlast them?Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000SpaceX Wants to Conquer the Internet can Starlink overcome the ghosts of satellite constellations past?Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Block That Bomb: How Cold Warriors Stopped Nuclear Smuggling the dawn of the atomic age came a highly classified operation to intercept nuclear explosives at U.S. airports.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Russian Jet That Fights for Both Sides Ukrainian air force pilots say about their aging Su-27s.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Dawn of Transatlantic Flight passenger service across the ocean began on October 23, 1945, a date that will live in obscurity.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Real Aerial Battles That Inspired Star Wars one year before the end of World War II, George Lucas turned a boyhood fascination into a space epic.Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000How to ID the Warbirds Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:00:08 +0000One of the World’s First Delivery Drones Is Now a Museum Piece first to deliver coffee, clothes, and medicine takes its place in history.Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Likelihood of Life on Venus Just Increased Dramatically sample-return mission to our planetary neighbor should now be considered. Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0000Test Your Knowledge: The Color of Space, Spacey Perfume, and More Fri, 11 Sep 2020 17:57:15 +0000Exploring Alien Oceans seas may be the next frontier for planetary science.Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:08:05 +0000Six and a Half Months in Orbit: Junk Food and Sublime Moments his new book, astronaut Terry Virts discusses the highs and lows of a long-duration tour on the space station.Fri, 04 Sep 2020 14:28:24 +000075th Anniversary of Victory in World War II back at the war that shaped a generation, and changed aviation forever.Thu, 27 Aug 2020 19:00:39 +0000Flying the Hump: A Veteran Remembers of many stories in the Library of Congress searchable archive of war reminiscences.Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:33:23 +0000The Astrobiology of Alien Worlds comprehensive review of life as we know it—and may not know it.Mon, 24 Aug 2020 23:00:03 +0000Exploring the Seas and Skies of Titan the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space MuseumFri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Uncover Aviation History by Helping to Transcribe Smithsonian Collections papers of pioneering pilot William Powell is a good place to start.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000The Day We Took Out 23 Tanks Operation Desert Storm, the A-10 Warthog was primitive, but it got the job done.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000The Mitchell U-2 Superwing Showed How Versatile an Ultralight Can Be, you could build it yourself.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000In Times of Pandemic, Even Refueling Becomes a Tricky Problem Vietnamese airport offers a safe port in the COVID-19 storm.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Not Just Radio Messages: NASA Expands the Search for Extraterrestrial Cultures new project will search for technosignatures that might indicate the presence of advanced alien civilizations.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Racing’s Fastest Biplane Is About to Face New Challengers the National Championship Air Races, the Biplane Class pits cutting edge against classic.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000What Are U.S. Airlines Missing? Women Pilots recruiting efforts, the number of women in airline cockpits has increased in the last decade by a dismal one percent.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Final Mission: Staging Japan’s Surrender Douglas MacArthur was a war hero—and an old soldier who knew how to put on a show.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000They Said It Wasn't Possible to Escape the Space Shuttle. These Guys Showed It Was. the circumstances had to be just right, and the maneuver carried its own risks.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Aviation’s Most Wanted List airplanes and artifacts that museum curators dream of finding.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000How the RV-8 Became One of the Most Popular Kitplanes of All Time years ago, Richard VanGrunsven trusted his instincts, and thousands of home builders are glad he did.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Dragonfly Is the First Aircraft Built for the Outer Solar System returns to Saturn’s largest moon with a rover that can fly.Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0000Microbes in the Clouds of Venus insights on life in an unlikely placeMon, 17 Aug 2020 19:00:09 +0000A Prototype Starship Hops a Little Closer to the Moon’s test in south Texas capped a very good week for SpaceX.Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:17 +0000Mars Exploration Takes a Major Leap return and life detection are on the near horizon.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:00:11 +0000