Articles | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/articles/RSS 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 Glennhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/2018-prize-winning-song-written-two-utah-high-schoolers-celebrated-enduring-love-annie-and-john-glenn-180974929/Annie 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 Everythinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-catalog-universe-contains-best-our-knowledge-one-everything-180975229/If 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>https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/meet-real-resurrection-plant-iramonda-myconii-180975162/This extreme survivor lives for 250 years and can withstand dehydration and freezing.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000NASA Photographer of the Yearhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/nasa-photographer-year-180975091/The 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 Allhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/silicon-based-life-staple-science-fiction-may-not-be-likely-after-all-180975083/Silicon 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 Pilothttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/amazing-mr-headen-180974887/A 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 Ownhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/were-very-close-finding-solar-system-our-own-180975047/A 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 Rarehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/statistics-say-intelligent-life-universe-may-be-rare-180974990/But simpler life is probably common.Thu, 28 May 2020 12:00:00 +0000SpaceX Prepares to Launch Astronauts for the First Timehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/spacex-launches-its-first-astronauts-180974974/ Tue, 26 May 2020 19:00:00 +0000A CEO Rediscovers the Joy of Flyinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/barry-eccleston-180974949/The 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 IIhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/fate-four-180974948/A new book chronicles the final air battle over the PacificThu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Smithsonian Scientists Bring the Planets to the Publichttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/where-everyone-can-tour-solar-systemand-beyond-180974947/A 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.https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/my-duel-tweet-180974946/The 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 Partshttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/junkyard-warbird-180974945/A 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 Deadlyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/dare-turned-deadly-180974943/When 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 Landinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/woman-control-180974942/As 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 https://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/trash-treasure-180974938/Instead 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 Onehttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/first-air-force-one-180974937/When 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 Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/armada-mars-180974936/A 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?https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/narcodrones-180974934/Answer: Nobody knows.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Journeys to Other Worldshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/journeys-other-worlds-180974933/From 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 Yearhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/wedge-fund-180974932/Small damage can lead to huge delivery delays.Thu, 21 May 2020 15:00:00 +0000Storm Chasers in Outer Spacehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/storm-chasers-outer-space-180974931/Scientists 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 Lifehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/long-lasting-oxygen-earths-early-atmosphere-may-have-jump-started-evolution-animal-life-180974919/It’s the stuff that higher organisms need.Tue, 19 May 2020 17:00:00 +0000