Articles | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/articles/RSS feed for ArticlesenWed, 22 Jan 2020 15:30:04 +0000The Closest Solar System to Earth is Even Weirder Than We Thoughthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/closest-solar-system-earth-even-weirder-we-thought-180974025/But that doesn’t mean the Centauri system harbors life.Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:30:04 +0000This Former Storm Chaser Helps Airline Pilots Avoid Turbulencehttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/interview-mike-eilts-180973992/An interview with Mike Eilts, senior vice president at DTN.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Two Years After Its Demise, Cassini Yields the First Geologic Map of Titanhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/titan-unveiled-180973991/The global data will be useful to NASA planners preparing for a new mission to Saturn’s largest moon.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Before Getting Stuck on a Muddy Road, Check With This Satellite Firsthttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/drivers-get-help-above-180973990/A NASA spacecraft helps Air Force drivers avoid messy, and possibly dangerous, delays.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Flight School for Dogshttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/k-9-flight-school-180973988/At Fairchild AFB, canines learn to be good helicopter passengers. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000A British Marine’s Jet Suit Turns its Pilot Into a Real-Life Iron Manhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/her-majestys-jet-suit-180973987/A former Royal Marines reservist hopes his invention will kick off a new kind of racing.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000The Jungmeister, Built as a Luftwaffe Trainer, Once Ruled Air Racinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/bucker-bu-133c-jungmeister-180973986/Flown by champions, it remains a favorite today.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Robot Geologists Will Soon Bring Asteroid Samples Back to Earthhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/field-day-planetary-geology-180973984/Planetary exploration is becoming a two-way street.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000Tossing Out Trash From the Space Station Takes More Planning Than You’d Thinkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/space-junk-180973982/Job one is to make sure it doesn't come back and hit you at 17,000 mph.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000A Tiny Moon Rover With a Big Impacthttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/tiny-rover-big-impact-180973981/A new Japanese donation to the National Air and Space Museum points to the future of lunar exploration.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000In the 1930s Middle East, Airplanes Helped Open the Oil Fieldshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/adventures-above-oil-fields-180973979/Pilots flying for the Anglo-Persian Oil Company faced long distances, primitive airfields, sandstorms, breakdowns, and a hostile population.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000No Twin Mustang Has Ever Been Restored...Until Nowhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/last-long-distance-escorts-180973974/Last of the long-distance escorts.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000These Amateur Archaeologists Dig Up the Buzz Bombs That Fell on England in WW2https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/big-dig-buzz-bomb-180973972/Two brothers scour the English countryside for remnants of Hitler’s vengeance weapons.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000I Flew the Same Route as the 1920s Airmail Pilots, and Lived to Tell the Talehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/omaha-salt-lake-city-without-gps-180973967/From Omaha to Salt Lake City, without GPS.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000The Key to Future Mars Exploration? Precision Landinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/land-right-here-180973966/The science team on NASA’s next expedition to the Red Planet knows exactly where to go.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000The Year of UFOshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/year-ufos-180973965/In 2019, our eyes were on the skies.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000A Critical Test for NASA’s Monster Rockethttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/build-monster-rocket-180973961/Facing immense challenges, the agency bulls ahead with its Space Launch System.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000The People Who Made Hubble Greathttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/people-who-made-hubble-great-180973983/A spacewalking pioneer reports on the behind-the-scenes work that enabled the Hubble Space Telescope to wow the world.Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:33:28 +0000A Biological Solution to the Mystery of Methane on Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/biological-solution-mystery-methane-mars-180973934/Under simulated Martian conditions, organisms on Earth can produce this critically important biomarker.Thu, 09 Jan 2020 21:00:00 +0000The Phosphate Problem for the Origin of Life May be Solved https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/phosphate-problem-origin-life-may-be-solved-180973899/And it may help us decide whether to search for life on ocean worlds or lake worlds. Fri, 03 Jan 2020 15:04:07 +0000More Than a Century Later, Lilienthal and Wright Gliders Fly Together for the First Time at Kitty Hawkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/more-century-later-lilienthal-and-wright-gliders-fly-together-first-time-kitty-hawk-180973882/Reproductions of two of history’s most famous aircraft share the sky in North Carolina.Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0000How to Drink Cognac in Spacehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/how-drink-cognac-space-180973876/On the Russian Mir space station, alcohol came in small, floating spheres, best drunk with a straw. Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:45:00 +0000A Stellar Mystery: How Could 100 Stars Just Vanish?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/stellar-mystery-how-could-100-stars-just-vanish-180973821/A comparison of old and new star catalogs shows that some objects seem to have gone missing.Wed, 18 Dec 2019 21:00:01 +0000Giant Chinese Telescope Joins the Search for Alien Radio Signalshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/giant-chinese-telescope-joins-search-alien-radio-signals-180973737/Will it help us find an answer to the Fermi Paradox, or even those puzzling UFOs?Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:30:00 +0000Best Children's Books of 2019https://www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/best-childrens-books-2019-180973671/The year's best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers.Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:50 +0000