Articles | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/articles/RSS feed for ArticlesenFri, 27 Mar 2020 14:00:31 +0000Reaching the Singularity May be Humanity’s Greatest and Last Accomplishmenthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/reaching-singularity-may-be-humanitys-greatest-and-last-accomplishment-180974528/Should we be searching for post-biological aliens?Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:00:31 +0000Turns Out Alexei Leonov’s First Spacewalk Wasn’t Quite as Dramatic as We Thoughthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/turns-out-alexei-leonovs-first-spacewalk-wasnt-quite-dramatic-we-thought-180974522/Newly released documents cast a different light on one of the most recounted stories in space history.Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:00:00 +0000How the Curtiss P-40 Got That Wicked Shark Grinhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/when-shark-bites-180974484/The Tomahawk was not the first airplane to wear its trademark nose art.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Navy’s Drone Fleet is Growinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/command-and-control-sea-180974477/Aircraft carriers are being readied for next-generation warfare that relies on unmanned aerial vehicles. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000This Film Replica of the Douglas Devastator Could Pass for the Real Thinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/midway-memorial-180974476/Made for the movie <i>Midway</i>, it looks like it could have flown the historic mission.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000World War II’s Strangest Bombing Missionhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/world-war-iis-strangest-bombing-mission-180974470/The RAF knew how to cut the power on propaganda.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000When Apollo Went to Japanhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/when-apollo-went-japan-180974469/At Expo ’70, I was the happy ambassador for the U.S. Space program.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000Behind the Scenes of a Museum’s Makeoverhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/transformation-and-revitalization-behind-scenes-180974467/Protecting precious artifacts during the National Air and Space Museum’s multi-year revitalization.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000How Do You Move a Six-Story Space Mural?https://www.airspacemag.com/space/how-do-you-move-six-story-mural-180974466/Slowly, one panel at a time.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000Forget Still Pictures. This New Observatory Will Make Astronomy Videoshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/universe-movie-180974463/The Universe in time-lapse.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000The First Woman to Fly in America https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/mysterious-madame-johnson-180974459/In 1825, a balloonist named “Madame Johnson” took to the skies over New York. Who was she?Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000NASA Is About to Grab an Asteroid Sample and Bring it Homehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/touch-and-go-asteroid-180974457/The Osiris-Rex spacecraft is on its way to fetch souvenirs from the birth of the solar system.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000For Pilots Struggling With Alcoholism, It Doesn’t Have to Be a Career-Enderhttps://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/recovery-deep-stall-180974455/Lyle Prouse was trained to maintain control in the air, but he had to learn to do it in life.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000The Shocking Resurrection of the F-15https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/shocking-resurrection-f-15-180974446/Who says you can’t teach an old eagle new tricks?Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000Bazooka Charlie and the Grasshopper: A Tale of World War IIhttps://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/bazooka-charlies-grasshopper-180974445/The most famous small airplane of the war is about to fly again.Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000Al Worden, the Poet of Apollo 15https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/al-worden-poet-apollo-15-180974479/For this moon voyager, technical debriefings weren’t fulfilling enough.Fri, 20 Mar 2020 22:15:50 +0000There Are More Viruses on Earth Than There Are Stars in the Universehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/there-are-more-viruses-earth-there-are-stars-universe-180974433/And yes, they’re alive.Tue, 17 Mar 2020 17:45:20 +0000A New Way to Test for Life on Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-way-test-life-mars-180974337/The presence of sulfur-rich organic compounds may help in the search for Martian biology.Wed, 04 Mar 2020 20:06:57 +0000The Threat From Stellar Explosionshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/threat-stellar-explosions-180974252/Betelgeuse is harmless, but other stars going supernova could spell death for Earth.Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:15:00 +0000What Was it Really Like on Early Earth?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/what-was-it-really-early-earth-180974176/New studies point to the conditions under which life originated on our planet.Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:39:42 +0000On Saturn’s Moon Titan, Living Cells May Be Very Different From Ourshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/saturns-moon-titan-living-cells-may-be-very-different-ours-180974104/Yet another good reason to visit this exotic world.Fri, 31 Jan 2020 18:30:24 +0000