Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenTue, 30 Jun 2020 20:15:58 +0000A Prize-Winning Song Written by Two Utah High Schoolers Celebrates the Enduring Love of Annie and John Glenn Glenn died this week, two years after finalists in an NEA songwriting competition paid tribute to her and her astronaut husband.Wed, 20 May 2020 19:11:56 +0000This New Catalog of the Universe Contains, to the Best of Our Knowledge, One of Everything you want to find technologically advanced life, investigate the anomalies.Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:15:58 +0000Meet the Real Resurrection Plant, <i>Ramonda myconi</i> extreme survivor lives for 250 years and can withstand dehydration and freezing.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000NASA Photographer of the Year best shots from the agency’s own photographers in 2019.Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:15:27 +0000Silicon-Based Life, That Staple of Science Fiction, May Not Be Likely After All could still be important for the beginning and end of organic life, however.Thu, 11 Jun 2020 20:00:00 +0000Meet Lucean Headen: Barnstormer, Inventor, and Pioneering African-American Pilot new biography gives a mostly forgotten aviator his due.Wed, 10 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0000We’re Very Close to Finding a Solar System like Our Own newly discovered exoplanet is in a 378-day orbit around a G dwarf star like our own Sun.Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:00:00 +0000Statistics Say Intelligent Life in the Universe May Be Rare simpler life is probably common.Thu, 28 May 2020 12:00:00 +0000SpaceX Prepares to Launch Astronauts for the First Time Tue, 26 May 2020 19:00:00 +0000A CEO Rediscovers the Joy of Flying recently retired head of Airbus Americas is learning to be a pilot—again.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Last Dogfight of World War II new book chronicles the final air battle over the PacificThu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Smithsonian Scientists Bring the Planets to the Public pair of researchers at the National Air and Space Museum want everyone to be able to tour the solar system.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Heather Penney Wasn't Always a Hero. She Had to Learn How to Fail First. Cessna T-37 trainer is a fun airplane to fly, so why couldn’t I master this one simple procedure?Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000This Rare Replica Warbird Is Made From Pizza Pans and Lawnmower Parts Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa could be the first homebuilt to be built of actual pieces of a home.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000For World War II Pilots, the Race to Be an Ace Sometimes Turned Deadly the line between duty and ambition began to blur.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Meet The Woman Who Will Direct the Next Moon Landing Holly Ridings takes the helm of Houston’s famed Mission Control center, another glass ceiling breaks.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000The History of Aviation in Posters, Brochures, Badges and Ticket Stubs of ending up in the trash, aviation ephemera from the last 100 years turn out to be treasure.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000The First Air Force One Dwight Eisenhower was president, he traveled in style. Now a team is restoring his airplane to presidential perfection.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000This Month, Three Countries Are Heading Off to Mars mini-armada of landers and orbiters is about to descend on the Red Planet.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000How Many Drones Are Smuggling Drugs Across the U.S. Southern Border? Nobody knows.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Journeys to Other Worlds the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space MuseumThu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000This Simple Wedge Could Save the Air Force a Couple of Million Dollars a Year damage can lead to huge delivery delays.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Storm Chasers in Outer Space hope to develop an early-warning system for hailstorms of radioactive particles.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Long-lasting Oxygen in Earth’s Early Atmosphere May Have Jump-Started the Evolution to Animal Life’s the stuff that higher organisms need.Tue, 19 May 2020 17:00:00 +0000