Space | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/space/RSS feed for SpaceenThu, 17 Jan 2019 20:30:30 +0000The Anthropocene Is Coming to Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/anthropocene-coming-mars-1-180971297/Humans are about to extend their influence to a second world. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:30:30 +0000Commemorative Coin Throws a Curve at Apollo Historyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/remember-moonshot-180971250/The U.S. Mint marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000Signshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/signs-180971224/We've been listening for extraterrestrials. Now we're starting to look.Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000If Only Vulcans Were Realhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/if-only-vulcans-were-real-book-180971218/What can humans learn from fictional extraterrestrials?Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:00:00 +0000TESS Starts to Deliverhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/tess-starts-deliver-180971205/Early results from the world’s leading exoplanet survey.Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000The Year of Astrobiology?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/year-astrobiology-180971178/From Ultima Thule to life detection on Mars, biology moves to the forefront of space exploration. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 20:45:00 +0000Behold the Most Distant Object Ever Visited by Spacecraft https://www.airspacemag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/behold-most-distant-object-ever-visited-spacecraft-180971155/The New Horizons spacecraft has transmitted images from its New Year’s Day approach back to EarthWed, 02 Jan 2019 21:55:58 +00002019: What’s Ahead in Space https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/2019-whats-ahead-space-180971140/First-time exploration of the Kuiper Belt, and a race to the moon.Mon, 31 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000It Came From the Heavenshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/it-came-heavens-180971077/New research supports the idea that life can spread from one world to another.Wed, 19 Dec 2018 22:02:25 +0000Were Muons to Blame for a Mass Extinction More Than Two Million Years Ago?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/were-muons-blame-mass-extinction-more-two-million-years-ago-180971037/Supernova explosions could have far-reaching consequences for life on Earth, but probably not in this case.Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:00:44 +0000How to Weigh a Galaxyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/how-to-weigh-galaxy-180970802/Hint: Consult its neighbors.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:32:14 +0000How to Land a Spaceshiphttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/down-earth-180970809/The new U.S. astronaut taxis won't roll to a gentle stop.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:08:09 +0000Earthrise, Reprisedhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/earthrise-reprised-180970806/Artists celebrate the 50th anniversary of the planet’s most famous portrait.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:46:07 +0000The Man Who Won the Moon Racehttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/apollo-8-george-low-profile-180970807/George Low’s idea to shoot for the moon in 1968 may have been Apollo’s boldest decision.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:30:31 +0000Clementine Pointed the Way to a Lunar Returnhttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/clementine-lunar-orbiter-found-what-moon-is-made-of-180970808/In the 1990s, this modest lunar orbiter found out what the moon is made of.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:05:45 +0000Hubble Survived an Emergency Last July. But How Long Can It Keep Going?https://www.airspacemag.com/space/long-live-hubble-180970801/Oh, my aching gyros.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:05:26 +0000Musical Instruments for Extraterrestrialshttps://www.airspacemag.com/space/get-tuned-and-ready-space-jam-180970812/Gamma ray bells? A gravitational cello? This instrument maker starts by assuming his listeners aren’t human.Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:42:27 +0000