Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet/RSS feed for Daily PlanetenThu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:17 +0000A Prototype Starship Hops a Little Closer to the Moonhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/prototype-starship-hops-little-closer-moon-180975501/Tuesday’s test in south Texas capped a very good week for SpaceX.Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:17 +0000Mars Exploration Takes a Major Leaphttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/mars-exploration-takes-major-leap-180975473/Sample return and life detection are on the near horizon.Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:00:11 +0000Asteroids May Have Pummeled Earth 800 Million Years Ago—And That Was Not All Bad https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/asteroids-may-have-pummeled-earth-800-million-years-agoand-was-not-all-bad-180975373/Impact craters on the Moon suggest our planet was hit by 40 to 50 trillion tons of material. Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:00:00 +0000Planets Close to Their Host Stars May Be Habitable, but There’s a Catchhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/planets-close-their-host-stars-may-be-habitable-after-all-theres-catch-180975318/A dusty atmosphere will increase the chances of life existing, but also make it harder to find.Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:00:00 +0000Forty Years Ago, <em>Airplane!</em> Created a New Species of Comedyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/forty-years-ago-emairplaneem-was-seriously-funny-disaster-flick-180975288/Frequently imitated but never surpassed, this seriously funny disaster flick made a mockery of itself.Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:00:01 +0000This New Catalog of the Universe Contains, to the Best of Our Knowledge, One of Everythinghttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/new-catalog-universe-contains-best-our-knowledge-one-everything-180975229/If you want to find technologically advanced life, investigate the anomalies.Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:15:58 +0000Meet the Real Resurrection Plant, <i>Ramonda myconi</i>https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/meet-real-resurrection-plant-iramonda-myconii-180975162/This extreme survivor lives for 250 years and can withstand dehydration and freezing.Tue, 23 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000NASA Photographer of the Yearhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/nasa-photographer-year-180975091/The best shots from the agency’s own photographers in 2019.Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:15:27 +0000