Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet/RSS feed for Daily PlanetenFri, 23 Jul 2021 13:30:29 +0000The Science of Aliens, Part 4: What Color Would Their Blood Be?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/science-aliens-part-4-what-color-would-their-blood-be-180978261/Not every animal bleeds red, even on Earth.Fri, 23 Jul 2021 13:30:29 +0000New Evidence Shows That Gus Grissom Did Not Accidentally Sink His Own Spacecraft 60 Years Agohttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-evidence-shows-gus-grissom-did-not-accidentally-sink-his-own-spacecraft-sixty-years-ago-180978240/Careful analysis of the recovery film showed it was static electricity that doomed the <i>Liberty Bell 7.</i>Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:00:50 +0000NASA Wants Standards for Evaluating Claims of Extraterrestrial Lifehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/nasa-wants-standards-evaluating-claims-extraterrestrial-life-180978234/Scientists aim to help the public judge: Is this discovery believable or not?Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:16:28 +0000Branson and Bezos May Reach Space First, But Billionaire Jared Isaacman (Who?) Has Booked a Better Trip https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/branson-and-bezos-may-reach-space-first-billionaire-jared-isaacman-who-has-booked-better-trip-180978135/The all-rookie Inspiration4 crew will spend days in orbit, instead of a few minutes above the atmosphere. Fri, 09 Jul 2021 16:00:00 +0000Methane Detected at Enceladus May Be of Biological Originhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/methane-detected-enceladus-may-be-biological-origin-180978132/Here we go again: biology or unknown abiotic process?Fri, 09 Jul 2021 12:00:00 +0000NASA’s Most Important Mission, Long Delayed, Is Finally on Trackhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/nasas-most-important-mission-finally-track-180978093/And no, it’s not a moon landing.Wed, 30 Jun 2021 15:45:39 +0000Aliens May Already Have Discovered Ushttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/aliens-may-already-have-discovered-us-180978037/Our planet’s shadow against the Sun could have been seen from thousands of nearby solar systems. Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:00:00 +0000Life May Have Been More Likely to Originate on Mars Than on Earthhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/life-may-have-been-more-likely-originate-mars-earth-180978021/The environmental setting makes all the difference. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 12:00:00 +0000Why Alan Shepard Carried a Dollar Bill on His Mercury Flighthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/why-alan-shepard-flew-mercury-dollar-his-pocket-180978014/A new meaning for the old expression, “No bucks, no Buck Rogers.”Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:00:00 +0000The Science of Aliens, Part 3: Have They Overcome Their Savage Past, or Might They Want to Eat Us?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/science-aliens-part-3-might-they-want-eat-us-180977910/Reviewing our own species’ behavior suggests a cautious approach to contact with extraterrestrials. Mon, 07 Jun 2021 19:11:48 +0000