Articles | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/articles/RSS feed for ArticlesenFri, 30 Nov 2018 14:05:37 +0000Best Children’s Books of 2018https://www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/best-childrens-books-2018-180970892/The year’s best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers.Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:05:37 +0000Adopting a Non-Earthcentric Viewhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/adopting-non-earthcentric-view-180970914/One of many ways astrobiology progressed over the last decade Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:42:55 +0000Fly Girlshttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/fly-girls-180970903/During aviation’s golden age, female pilots struggled to participate.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:59:27 +0000Meet the Averys, the Couple Who Flew the B-2 Bomberhttps://www.airspacemag.com/as-interview/former-b2-pilots-jennifer-john-avery-interview-180970804/How was your day at work, dear?Tue, 27 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0000How to Weigh a Galaxyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/how-to-weigh-galaxy-180970802/Hint: Consult its neighbors.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:32:14 +0000How to Land a Spaceshiphttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/down-earth-180970809/The new U.S. astronaut taxis won't roll to a gentle stop.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:08:09 +0000Easter Sunday at Vinh Longhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/vinh-long-easter-sunday-battle-180970805/From a long war, veterans of the 175th Assault Helicopter Company will never forget one awful day.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:55:20 +0000Earthrise, Reprisedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/earthrise-reprised-180970806/Artists celebrate the 50th anniversary of the planet’s most famous portrait.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:46:07 +0000The Man Who Won the Moon Racehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/apollo-8-george-low-profile-180970807/George Low’s idea to shoot for the moon in 1968 may have been Apollo’s boldest decision.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:30:31 +0000A Petrel’s Strange Journeyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/petrels-strange-journey-180970803/Why a rare British sailplane survived.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:17:36 +0000Afghan Airhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/afghan-air-civil-aviation-afghanistan-180970810/Corruption. Terrain. Goats on the runway. Everything conspires against civil aviation in Afghanistan.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:16:23 +0000Clementine Pointed the Way to a Lunar Returnhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/clementine-lunar-orbiter-found-what-moon-is-made-of-180970808/In the 1990s, this modest lunar orbiter found out what the moon is made of.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:05:45 +0000Hubble Survived an Emergency Last July. But How Long Can It Keep Going?https://www.airspacemag.com/space/long-live-hubble-180970801/Oh, my aching gyros.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:05:26 +0000The T-38 Talon Finally Gets a Replacementhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/clawed-top-180970813/The Air Force picks its new trainer.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:47:11 +0000Musical Instruments for Extraterrestrialshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/get-tuned-and-ready-space-jam-180970812/Gamma ray bells? A gravitational cello? This instrument maker starts by assuming his listeners aren’t human.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:42:27 +0000Mapping the Transcontinental Route for United Air Lines https://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/his-maps-put-united-states-focus-180970745/Hal Shelton’s natural-color maps of the United States gave air travelers a whole new way to see the country. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:16 +0000Moving Mars Exploration Forwardhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/moving-mars-exploration-forward-180970832/What exactly are we looking for as we plan future missions?Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:25:26 +0000The Flying Darkroomhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/flying-darkroom-180969401/The photographs of Swissair founder Walter Mittelholzer.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Sultan of Speedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/sultan-speed-180970800/Remembering the irrepressible Darryl Greenamyer (1936-2018).Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:00:32 +0000Stories From the Great Warhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/stories-great-war-180970767/A hundred years ago, warfare took to the skies.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:00:00 +0000Where Did the Organic Matter on Mars Come From?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/where-did-organic-matter-mars-come-180970732/Biology may not be required to explain the chemicals we see in Martian rocks and meteorites.Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0000The Aircraft Carrierhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/national-aircraft-carrier-month-180970679/Celebrating National Aircraft Carrier MonthThu, 01 Nov 2018 17:29:20 +0000Rising Oxygen Levels and What They Meant for Early Animal Lifehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/rising-oxygen-levels-and-what-they-meant-early-animal-life-180970586/The study of atmospheric gases may tell us which planets are best suited to advanced civilizations.Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0000