Articles | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/articles/RSS feed for ArticlesenFri, 12 Oct 2018 16:30:48 +0000Doing Right by Neil Armstronghttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/makers-emfirst-manem-were-determined-get-neil-and-janet-armstrongs-stories-right-180970511/The makers of <em>First Man</em> took many great leaps to create an authentic portrait of the publicity-averse astronaut.Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:30:48 +0000Speculations on a Neutron Starhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/speculations-neutron-star-180970510/Could life use other types of energy beside electromagnetic radiation?Wed, 10 Oct 2018 19:15:28 +0000As Late as 1963, Some U.S. Airports Were Still Segregatedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/segregated-airport-terminals-180970285/For many years, U.S. airspace was integrated, but ground terminals were not. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:00:00 +0000Outbreak Forecastinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/outbreak-forecasting-180970389/Using NASA satellites, scientists are learning to predict malaria outbreaks.Fri, 28 Sep 2018 12:29:56 +0000Turn Up the Heat: Bacterial Spores Can Take Temperatures in the Hundreds of Degreeshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/turn-heat-bacterial-spores-can-take-temperatures-hundreds-degrees-180970425/New research makes panspermia—the spreading of life from one planet to another—more likely.Thu, 27 Sep 2018 18:19:54 +0000A Mission for the Resurrectedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/mission-resurrected-180970371/To fly through the apex of a storm, NASA needed to raid the boneyard.Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:05:44 +0000Stratolaunch Hopes Its Giant Airplane Will Outcompete Rocketshttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/space-masses-interview-scaled-composites-180970361/Can Scaled Composites design a practical—and affordable—way to put payloads into orbit? Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:45:29 +0000George Abbey Had the Powerhttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/he-had-power-interview-michael-cassutt-180970362/How one man ruled NASA for 30 years.Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:26:56 +0000My Pen Pals Were WWI Pilotshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/great-war-stories-180970370/Through a long-ago correspondence, a young boy met the last living pilots of World War I.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000'Some of Us Have Got to Die'https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/twelve-oclock-high-180970369/What the 1949 film <i>Twelve O’Clock High</i> still tells us about air combat and the burden of command.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000Javier Arango's Extraordinary Giftshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/javier-arango-extraordinary-gifts-180970368/Two recent arrivals to the National Air and Space Museum.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000Return of the MiG-17https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/restoration-mig17-180970367/The high-speed, high-G Soviet classic showed airshow fans why Phantoms feared MiGs.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000Summer Days at the Aerodrome https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/summer-days-aerodrome-180970366/A 1961 road trip to Rhinebeck, New York.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/02_on2018-forgotten-apollo-7-mission-180970365/With barely a year left in the decade, three astronauts knew it was up to them: Keep Kennedy’s promise or kill it. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000Abort!https://www.airspacemag.com/space/abort-180970364/When a launch goes bad, how do you save the crew?Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000One Step Closer to Birdflighthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/one-step-closer-flying-birds-180970325/NASA's Spanwise Adaptive Wing program gears up for a second round of test flights.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:56:07 +0000The World According to Gottorf https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/globe-trotter-180970239/The bizarre history of one of the world’s earliest planetariums. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:00:20 +0000The Naked Mole-Rat, an Alien in Our Midsthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/naked-mole-rat-alien-our-midst-180970220/Look what the weirdest mammal on the planet can do.Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:15:45 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Experts Onlyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/air-space-quiz-are-you-aviation-trivia-expert-180970187/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 19:11:30 +0000Paul Spudis (1952-2018) https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/paul-spudis-1952-2018-180970173/One of the world’s leading lunar scientists, he was also a fierce advocate for space exploration. Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +0000When War Gets Weirdhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/when-war-gets-weird-180970156/Pink Spitfires, flying sharks, parachuting pigeons: Surprising stuff from the Imperial War Museum collections.Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:47:58 +0000The Human Sonic Boomhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/13_sep2018-human-sonic-boom-180969924/A skydiver’s shock wave reversed time.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000NASA’s New Space Taxishttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/13_sep2018-all-mankind-and-profit-180969923/The astronauts’ next spacecraft won’t be government property.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000This Group of NASA Veterans Wants to Build Their Own Space Stationhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/13_sep2018-michael-lopez-alegria-180969922/Axiom also hopes to revive orbital tourism, with tickets priced at $55 million.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000An Honor Taken, Now Restoredhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/13_sep2018-honor-taken-now-restored-180969921/ Helen James’ fight for justice is recognized by the National Air and Space Museum.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Astronomy’s Bat Signalhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/13_sep2018-astronomys-bat-signal-180969920/When a rare cosmic neutrino hit the South Pole, alarms around the world went off.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000The Splendor of Chinese Kiteshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/13_sep2018-splendor-chinese-kites-180969919/ The first flying objects crafted by human hands. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Ithaca’s Airplanehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/13_sep2018-ithacas-airplane-180969918/A World War I trainer—and aviation film star—comes home.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000So That’s What Flying Cars Are Forhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/13_sep2018-so-s-what-flying-cars-are-180969917/A new business model may make them real this time.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Was the Navy’s F-111 Really That Bad?https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/13_sep2018-cancelled-f111b-1-180969916/Pentagon leaders insisted that an Air Force fighter-bomber would make a great Navy interceptor. They should have asked the Navy.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000We Built This Cityhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/04_sep2018-spirit-of-wichita-1-180969914/History, family, flying: It’s all here in Wichita.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000The Father of Crash Investigationhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/18_sep2018-oo-1-180969912/In 1908, Frank Lahm issued the first airplane accident report.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000The Making of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>https://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/23_sep2018-reviews-1-180969910/ A new book reveals the drama that unfolded during the creation of an iconic film.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000The Secret World of NORADhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/06_sep2018-norad-at-1-180969908/Inside its granite fortress, the agency that has protected North America for 60 years still stands guard.Wed, 22 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Is Solid Land Necessary for Biology?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/solid-land-necessary-biology-180970096/And if life could arise on an ocean world, how far could it evolve?Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:38:28 +0000