Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenThu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:50 +0000Best Children's Books of 2019 year's best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers.Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:50 +0000Life Recovers in a Geological Blink of an Eye after an Armageddon Event rise of mammals and what it means for the robustness of a biosphere.Wed, 27 Nov 2019 19:45:59 +0000California’s Camarillo Airport Is Nirvana for Small Airplanes about any day is a good day at CMA.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000In 1914, Photographing the Panama Canal From the Air Could Get You Arrested a sensational article about the defense of the Canal got its author, photographer, and editor in hot water.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000This Southwest Airlines Pilot Flew His Father’s Remains Home—52 Years After He Was Shot Down discovery at a crash site in Laos leads to a final ceremony, and the end of a mystery.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Having Carried More Than 87 Million Passengers, the MD-80 Heads Into Retirement McDonnell Douglas passenger liner once made up 44 percent of the American Airlines fleet.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Shapeshifter, NASA’s Mighty Morphing Robot rolls! (And swims! And flies!)Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000From Texas to New Hampshire, Tango Flight Turns High Schoolers Into Airplane Builders program’s founders hope this challenging school project can jump-start careers in aviation.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000A Korean War Cargo Plane Finds a New Mission of Mercy a hurricane hit the Bahamas, a C-45 shows it can still do the job it was built for.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Celebrating Innovation, From Kitty Hawk to Hypersonic Flight new gallery at the National Air and Space Museum will be dedicated to the spirit of invention.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000The Day Tammie Jo Shults Stepped Up disaster occurred at 32,000 feet, a veteran airline pilot knew exactly what to do.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000One Museum, 70 Photographers, One Night Only special event at the National Air and Space Museum gave photography enthusiasts a chance to take their best shot.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000With a Loud KABOOM, an F-105 Upstaged Our Air Force Graduation one from the Cadet Class of 1968 will forget the day.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000How the Museum Got Its Moon Rock of the Smithsonian’s rarest and most popular treasures was the inspiration of an Egyptian-born geologist.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000How Many Airmen Does It Take to Fix a Flat Tire on a C-5?, thanks to an invention by an Air Force lab.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Today’s Hypersonic Weapons Could Lead to Tomorrow’s Mach 5 Airliners the future at 6,000 MPHTue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Voyager, Still Going After All These Years on power and billions of miles from Earth, NASA’s twin spacecraft keep exploring—with a little TLC from home.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Meet <i>Betsy, Air & Space</i> Magazine’s Airplane of the Year tallied the votes from our online poll and on-site ballots, and this restored 1931 Waco is the winner.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000When Giant Airplanes Ruled the Sky Great War triggered a trend toward big flying machines. Really big.Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000Life Could Exist on Mars Today, Very Close to the Surface tackle the question of what kinds of life might reside now on the Red Planet, and how we might find it.Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:00:21 +0000More than 70 Years Later, Rabaul’s Aerial Battleground Is Still Haunting “Japanese Gibraltar” was the scene of desperate fighting in the fall of 1943.Tue, 12 Nov 2019 20:00:29 +0000A Million People on Mars May Not Be Wishful Thinking colonists would have to change their diets, and learn to eat crickets.Tue, 05 Nov 2019 19:34:54 +0000Let’s Get Small: SORATO Rover Joins the National Air and Space Museum just like this pint-sized marvel will roll across the lunar surface before SORATO goes on permanent display.Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:50:41 +0000The Debate Over Whether We’ve Already Found Life on Mars, Continued Martian microbes inadvertently killed in their first encounter with humans?Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:25:13 +0000An Airship for Exploring Venus? Russia Might Get There First designers lay out their plans for Venera-D at a recent workshop in Moscow.Fri, 11 Oct 2019 20:30:00 +0000