Space | Air & Space Magazine feed for SpaceenThu, 14 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0000Why We Need Humans—Not Just Robots—On the Moon alone won’t be able to satisfy our curiosity.Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:00:00 +0000SpaceX’s Old and Improved Launch Pad Re-Opens for Business rocket company turns a tragedy into an opportunity.Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:25:09 +0000It Came From BeyondʻOumuamua, the first known interstellar asteroid, may lead us to rethink the idea that life came here from other stars. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0000When Did Alien Sightings Turn Into Alien Abductions? of encounters with extraterrestrials took a turn in the 1980s. The question is why.Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:05:09 +0000<i>Artemis</i> is a Step Backwards to the Moon Weir's second novel combines fun action scenes with a snoozer corporate plot.Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:16:32 +0000Just How Do You Get a Smallsat into Orbit?’s Planet Money podcast documents the journey of a cubesat from design to launch.Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:00:00 +0000Let’s Make Chocolate in Space! lovers aim for new heights. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0000Take a Step on Another World will it be like to be on the Moon? Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:40:49 +0000Cosmic Zoo vs. Rare Earth new book argues that complex life is common in the universe.Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:49:08 +0000The Short Life and Death of a Space Tourism Company had brains, vision, drive. Where did XCOR go wrong?Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:00:00 +0000Defenders of the Planet new NASA office pledges to save humans from the fate of the dinosaurs.Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:00:00 +0000Why Not Use the Space Station as a Mars Mission Simulator? ISS4Mars project would help astronauts get ready to venture farther from home.Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:30:44 +0000Phosphorus: You Can’t Have Life Without It, at Least on Earth searching for “carbon-based” life, we need to pay attention to other elements too.Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:30:00 +0000The Man Who Fell Back to Earth Scott Kelly talks about zero-g sleeping and other oddities of spending a year in space.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:00:35 +0000Dream Chaser Sticks the Landing Nevada’s mini-space shuttle stays on track for a 2020 launch.Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:13:14 +0000The Critical Importance of Biosignatures identify life on other worlds, scientists will have to know what to look for, and what to ignore. Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:04:50 +0000“Zombie Star” Has Astronomers Stumped supernova that came back from the dead.Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:00:00 +0000Laika Declassified truth about the first dog in space came out a little at a time, over decades. And we still may not know the full story.Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:48:16 +0000The First Hydrogen Bomb years ago, a test of a fearsome new weapon. Thu, 02 Nov 2017 20:00:30 +0000The Frankness of Bridenstine’s proposed new chief gets grilled about the home planet.Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:03:47 +0000Access Mars Introduces Space Exploration for Everyone can’t all go to Mars, but Mars can come to us.Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000Back to Darwin’s Warm Little Pond an old hypothesis about the origin of life on Earth.Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:00:16 +0000Mr. Moonwalk Kuehnegger has been researching lunar locomotion for more than half a century.Fri, 27 Oct 2017 18:54:43 +0000The Army Has a New Eye in the Sky Eye will demonstrate the usefulness of small imaging satellites for battlefield commanders.Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:00:37 +0000A New Classification System for Water-Based Life how different can life on other planets really be?Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000