History | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/history-of-flight/RSS feed for HistoryenWed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000How Far Could Civil War Balloonists See?https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/how-far-could-civil-war-balloonists-see-180968998/ Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000Inside a Soviet ICBM Silohttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/Inside-Soviet-ICBM-Silo-180968988/ A rare visit to a doomsday bunker.Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000RAF 100https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/raf-1-180968986/Happy birthday to the chaps who gave us the scramble, the “few,” and the world’s first independent air force.Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000Letters from a Science Fiction Gianthttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/in-the-museum-7-180968984/ Exploring the riches of the Arthur C. Clarke Collection at the National Air and Space Museum.Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000Cairo to Baghdad in 1921https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/air-mail-to-baghdad-180968982/The Royal Air Force pioneered a route over 540 miles of empty desert—to deliver the mail.Wed, 23 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000Marking Airmail’s Centennialhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/One-Hundred-Years-Airmail-180968987/ See a new exhibit, collect the special edition stamp.Wed, 23 May 2018 15:44:50 +0000Robert Goddard Was the Father of American Rocketry. But Did He Have Much Impact?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/robert-goddard-was-father-american-rocketry-did-he-have-much-impact-180969029/Questioning a pioneer’s legacy.Tue, 08 May 2018 17:30:23 +0000100 Years of Airmailhttps://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/100-years-airmail-180968925/ It helped jump-start commercial aviation, and tied a growing country together.Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:00:00 +0000You’ve Got the Job, Now Here’s Your Parachutehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/parachuting-danger-180968879/Tired of your hum-drum life? Why not become a secret agent?Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:00:20 +0000