Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet/RSS feed for Daily PlanetenThu, 18 Apr 2019 16:30:00 +0000Astrobiologists In Search of a Breakthroughhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/astrobiologists-search-breakthrough-180971988/Researchers consider the frontiers of life at an annual conference in Berkeley. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:30:00 +0000NASA's Study of Astronaut Twins Creates a Portrait of What a Year in Space Does to the Human Bodyhttps://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/nasas-twins-study-creates-portrait-human-body-after-year-space-180971945/Wide-ranging research compares astronaut Scott Kelly to his earthbound twin brother, MarkThu, 11 Apr 2019 18:00:06 +0000The Timing and Causes of Mass Extinctionshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/timing-and-causes-mass-extinctions-180971939/Could there be a human signal in the geological record?Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000Astronomers Capture First-Ever Image of a Supermassive Black Holehttps://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/astronomers-capture-first-images-supermassive-black-hole-180971927/The Event Horizon Telescope reveals the silhouette of a black hole at the center of a galaxy 55 million light-years awayWed, 10 Apr 2019 14:25:35 +0000Exposed on the Space Stationhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/exposed-space-station-180971827/A test of how microbes survive in spaceThu, 28 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000NASA Considers a Rover Mission to Go Cave Diving on the Moonhttps://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/nasa-considers-rover-mission-go-cave-diving-moon-180971790/The deep caverns and pits that dot the lunar surface could hold clues to the moon's history and perhaps provide shelter for future human explorationTue, 26 Mar 2019 16:44:40 +0000The Battle of Britain, Through a Chaplain's Eyehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/raf-diary-post-180971605/Guy Mayfield's diary records the hopes and fears of the young R.A.F. aircrews who risked their lives.Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:00:00 +0000The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Heats Uphttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/search-extraterrestrial-intelligence-heats-180971673/Where do we stand, and what are the most promising leads?Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:42:18 +0000Seeing July 1969 Like It’s Todayhttps://www.airspacemag.com/airspacemag/conversation-todd-douglas-miller-180971551/In the new documentary “Apollo 11,” director Todd Douglas Miller uses rarely-seen archival footage to make the lunar mission feel vivid, tense, and recent.Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:29:40 +0000SpaceX Looks Ahead to Launching Astronautshttps://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/following-successful-test-flight-international-space-station-spacex-looks-ahead-launching-astronauts-180971652/The new Crew Dragon spacecraft could launch the first astronauts from U.S. soil in almost a decade Fri, 08 Mar 2019 13:57:38 +0000Complex Life May Have Existed on Earth Much Earlier Than We Thoughthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/complex-life-may-have-existed-earth-much-earlier-we-thought-180971557/Exciting new evidence from an ancient sea in Africa.Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:11:56 +0000Israel’s Lunar Lander Blasts Off for the Moonhttps://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/first-private-lunar-lander-blasts-off-moon-180971544/The Beresheet spacecraft will take weeks to reach lunar orbit, with landing on the surface scheduled for mid-April.Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:15:48 +0000