Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 20 Apr 2018 23:00:54 +0000Netflix Documentary Profiles the Women Who Could Have Been Mercury Astronauts women were excellent candidates for spaceflight, but the times were not right.Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:00:54 +0000Jim Bridenstine Confirmed as NASA Administrator, we untangle how to return to the Moon.Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:08:15 +0000Forgotten Aircraft of the RAF the Westland Wapiti? How about the Avro Rota?Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:14:04 +0000Can We Be Sure We’re the First Industrial Civilization on Earth? traces of ancient technology would be no easy task.Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:20:40 +0000Meet TESS, the Next Generation Exoplanet Hunter was the planet counter. TESS will help us tell their stories.Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:54:59 +0000You Don’t Want to Be on Proxima b During a Stellar Eruption closest exoplanet to Earth is lifeless, due to superflares.Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000Virtual Yuri first cosmonaut has his own AR avatar(s). Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:20:38 +0000Unhappy Campers first long-range solo flight brought some surprises.Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:56:40 +0000The Man in the Homburg Hat a RP-63A in 1944.Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:23:14 +0000SpaceShipTwo Fires Its Rocket to Resume Powered Test Flights step closer to suborbital space tourism. Fri, 06 Apr 2018 17:45:37 +0000Operation Provide Feline the squadron cat.Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:38:52 +0000Air Traffic Controllers Are a Specific Breed get edgy when something is out of place.Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:35:36 +0000Breakfast of Champions your spacecraft doubles as emergency rations.Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:35:26 +0000Silence, Please: Lockheed Aims to Build a Quieter Supersonic Airplane wants to solve the thorniest problem with supersonic flight.Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:19:13 +0000How to Keep Earth Safe From Martian Rocks’s a question we’ll have to face before we start returning samples.Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:22:49 +0000The Bedroom at the End of the Universe years after the release of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey,</i> the recreated set from the film’s climax comes to the National Air and Space Museum.Tue, 03 Apr 2018 19:55:31 +0000Don’t Miss the Airshow! Air & Space 2018 Guide to the Summer’s Most Spectacular Performances.Fri, 30 Mar 2018 19:15:34 +0000The RAF at 100 mark this year’s centennial, a collection of stories from our archive.Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:00:00 +0000SpaceX Cargo Ship Will Carry First Test of Space Debris Cleanup is better for snagging dead satellites, a harpoon or a net? We’ll soon find out. Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:25:53 +0000The Kid in the Corsair Cockpit Dailey looks back on his flying career.Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:38:36 +0000China's Space Station Will Crash to Earth Within Days's watching to see where Tiangong-1 will re-enter the atmosphere.Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:15:10 +0000For Spacesuit Designers, 3-D Beats 2-D capture software may help engineers improve outerwear for astronauts.Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:23:00 +0000Next-Generation Life Detectors Are On the Way are coming up with non-destructive, non-contact, and highly efficient ways to look for biology on other worlds.Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +00002017 Photo Contest Finalists readers took aerospace photography to new heights.Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:35:50 +0000A Tour of Earth’s Spaceports the wagers of a few entrepreneurs yield a golden age in space exploration?Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:00:00 +0000The First Space Ace vs. SatelliteThu, 22 Mar 2018 13:00:00 +0000The Black Christmas Disaster visibility and four aircraft inbound: It quickly became the worst single day in early commercial aviation.Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:00:00 +0000Road Trip: On the Trail of a Tornado students are among those trying to determine why tornadoes in the southeast are so deadly.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:06:19 +0000Rohaise Firth-Butterfield, USAF Reserve Officer Candidate young pilot is chasing her dream to fly the C-5 galaxy.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Betting on the Moon odds of Neil Armstrong putting a boot on the moon were not good. One man put money on it anyway.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Three Days in a (Really) Stinking Airplane diesel engine that commanded an endurance record for more than 50 years.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000NASA’s On-Again, Off-Again Satellite astronomers never know what signals they might pick up.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Adventures on the Martian Trail from a rover’s 14-year trek.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Why Was the Discovery of the Jet Stream Mostly Ignored? because it was published in Esperanto.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000My Week With Willie the Whale Armed with a copy of the 1954 pilot handbook, I climbed into the F3D Skynight’s cockpit.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000The Lies of Elmo Pickerill dates, fake radio messages: What else did this early aviator make up?Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000It May Take 20 Years, But Your Air Taxi Is On the Way Vikas Prakash wants to move cab riders off the ground and into the air. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Small Rockets Aim for a Big Market Lab debuts its Electron launcher from New Zealand.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Fifth Annual Photo Contest Winners best shots from this year’s competition.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Where the Wild West Meets the Cosmos the far side of Edwards Air Force Base, a quirky museum of flight.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Penguin Spotting, and Other Cool Satellite Tricks’d be surprised what you can see from 300 miles up.Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000Life May Have Begun in Ocean Sediments, According to New Theory to pinpoint the origin of life on Earth.Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:00:00 +0000A New Exhibition of Rarely Seen Astronomical Lithographs Trouvelot's 150-year-old images are going on display in California this AprilThu, 08 Mar 2018 17:00:43 +0000Neanderthal Cave Art Suggests They Were Smarter Than We Thought that mean a second human lineage could have developed technology? Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:30:43 +0000It Takes a (Moon) Village the lunar lobbying begin.Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:00:48 +0000Flying in Winter Weather? Don’t Let Your De-Icing Spray Expire new system aims to end costly delays on the runway during ice storms.Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:30:02 +0000The Crash That Doomed Henry Ford’s Flying Car death of pilot Harry Brooks 90 years ago ended dreams of an “air Flivver.”Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:00:00 +0000Vahana on Video air taxi is on the way, but arrival may be delayed.Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:30:12 +0000A Temporary Habitat in the Driest Place on Earth microbes may rely on the same survival strategies as desert dwellers on our own planet.Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:00:00 +0000Bruce McCandless and His Flying Machine astronaut who pioneered the MMU jetpack recounts the history of one of NASA’s greatest inventions.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:44:16 +0000Sorry, That Cute Robot From the <i>Star Wars</i> Movies Is Totally Impractical isn’t the best way to move around a sandy planet. Flying is okay, though.Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:00:00 +0000