Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000The First Launch of a V-2 Rocket From America Was 75 Years Ago Today German missiles took flight from the New Mexico desert in the early years after World War II.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000All Eyes on Alpha Centauri from this week’s Breakthrough Discuss meeting.Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000The Spacewalk From Hell everyone else was marveling at the first free flight from the shuttle, Bob Stewart was in a world of hurt.Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:30:27 +0000A Brief Guide to Russian Space Movies the 60 years since Gagarin, the world’s first spacefaring nation has produced its own equivalents of <i>The Right Stuff </i>and <i>Apollo 13</i>. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000How Yuri Gagarin Was Picked to Be First in Space had the Mercury Seven. The Soviets had the Vanguard Six.Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000The Science of Aliens, Part I: Would They Be Friendly, or Threatening? advanced alien species would have a social structure, but would also likely have predatory roots. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:00:00 +0000Drones Are Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines to Underserved Communitieshttps://www.airspacemag.com company Zipline is using the technology to provide medical resources to rural areas in markets around the worldTue, 06 Apr 2021 13:17:52 +0000The Fuss Over Phosphorus critical element takes center stage in the discussion of how life began, and where it might exist.Fri, 26 Mar 2021 18:30:52 +0000Scientists Capture Swirling Magnetic Fields in New Image of Black Holehttps://www.airspacemag.com updated picture adds polarization, revealing new details of the stunning cosmic phenomenon.Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:50:03 +0000Delivering Air Cargo During a Pandemic Has Been No Small Feat former fighter pilot has what it takes to manage Amazon’s growing aviation division.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000This New Rolls-Royce Jet Engine Runs on Biofuel carbon emissions produced by aircraft expected to triple by 2050, the aviation industry is trying to go green.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Air Force Spills Some Secrets About its New Bomber B-21s are coming.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000How to Land on an Alien World explorers of old, planetary probes go where there may be dragons.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age National Air and Space Museum revamps its exhibit on the birth of flight.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000World War II in Color of photographs in government archives bring the war to life.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Biggest Airplane Flying Today to move something enormous? Hire this Ukrainian giant.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000How Did Microsoft Make Flight Simulator Seem So Real? the latest version of the popular software, players can recognize city streets and feel shifts in the wind.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Space Telescope That Could Find a Second Earth will it take to capture images of a distant world capable of harboring life?Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Latest in Airport Jobs: Beekeeper create green spaces where you'd least expect them.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Long, Strange Saga of the <i>Bremen</i> 70 years in exile, the airplane that answered Lindbergh’s flight made a second Atlantic crossing.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000On Earth Day, We’re All One World the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space MuseumTue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000Memoirs of a Cold War Fighter Pilot veteran of the F-4 and A-10 reflects on flying—the way it used to be.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000Al Williams Made History With his Aerial Performances Between the Great Wars ride: the Curtiss 1A GulfhawkTue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000We May Never Find Life on Mars—And That Could Be a Good Thing, the Fermi Paradox, and the Great Filter.Fri, 12 Mar 2021 18:00:59 +0000How Hap Arnold, the Architect of American Air Power, Overcame His Fear of Flyinghttps://www.airspacemag.com his phobia, the five-star general built the U.S. Air Force.Fri, 12 Mar 2021 16:33:51 +0000Starship Rocket Takes Off, Lands, Blows Up, Gets Swept Aside for the Next Test has picked up the pace of test flights for its next-generation moon rocket.Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000First Ever Space Hurricane Spotted in Earth's Upper Atmospherehttps://www.airspacemag.com 600-mile-wide swirling cloud of charged particles rained down electrons from several hundred miles above the North Pole Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:01:16 +0000Could Doomsday Come From a Reversal of the Magnetic Poles? from the Laschamps Excursion 42,000 years agoWed, 24 Feb 2021 15:00:00 +0000This Intriguing Signal From Alpha Centauri May (or May Not) Be a Planet the star system closest to us host a habitable super-Earth?Wed, 17 Feb 2021 20:00:29 +0000