Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet/RSS feed for Daily PlanetenTue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:16 +0000Mapping the Transcontinental Route for United Air Lines https://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/his-maps-put-united-states-focus-180970745/Hal Shelton’s natural-color maps of the United States gave air travelers a whole new way to see the country. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:33:16 +0000Moving Mars Exploration Forwardhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/moving-mars-exploration-forward-180970832/What exactly are we looking for as we plan future missions?Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:25:26 +0000The Flying Darkroomhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/flying-darkroom-180969401/The photographs of Swissair founder Walter Mittelholzer.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Sultan of Speedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/sultan-speed-180970800/Remembering the irrepressible Darryl Greenamyer (1936-2018).Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:00:32 +0000Where Did the Organic Matter on Mars Come From?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/where-did-organic-matter-mars-come-180970732/Biology may not be required to explain the chemicals we see in Martian rocks and meteorites.Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0000Rising Oxygen Levels and What They Meant for Early Animal Lifehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/rising-oxygen-levels-and-what-they-meant-early-animal-life-180970586/The study of atmospheric gases may tell us which planets are best suited to advanced civilizations.Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0000Doing Right by Neil Armstronghttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/makers-emfirst-manem-were-determined-get-neil-and-janet-armstrongs-stories-right-180970511/The makers of <em>First Man</em> took many great leaps to create an authentic portrait of the publicity-averse astronaut.Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:30:48 +0000Speculations on a Neutron Starhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/speculations-neutron-star-180970510/Could life use other types of energy beside electromagnetic radiation?Wed, 10 Oct 2018 19:15:28 +0000As Late as 1963, Some U.S. Airports Were Still Segregatedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/segregated-airport-terminals-180970285/For many years, U.S. airspace was integrated, but ground terminals were not. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:00:00 +0000Turn Up the Heat: Bacterial Spores Can Take Temperatures in the Hundreds of Degreeshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/turn-heat-bacterial-spores-can-take-temperatures-hundreds-degrees-180970425/New research makes panspermia—the spreading of life from one planet to another—more likely.Thu, 27 Sep 2018 18:19:54 +0000