Space | Air & Space Magazine feed for SpaceenFri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000The First Launch of a V-2 Rocket From America Was 75 Years Ago Today German missiles took flight from the New Mexico desert in the early years after World War II.Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000All Eyes on Alpha Centauri from this week’s Breakthrough Discuss meeting.Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000The Spacewalk From Hell everyone else was marveling at the first free flight from the shuttle, Bob Stewart was in a world of hurt.Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:30:27 +0000A Brief Guide to Russian Space Movies the 60 years since Gagarin, the world’s first spacefaring nation has produced its own equivalents of <i>The Right Stuff </i>and <i>Apollo 13</i>. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000How Yuri Gagarin Was Picked to Be First in Space had the Mercury Seven. The Soviets had the Vanguard Six.Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000The Science of Aliens, Part I: Would They Be Friendly, or Threatening? advanced alien species would have a social structure, but would also likely have predatory roots. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:00:00 +0000The Fuss Over Phosphorus critical element takes center stage in the discussion of how life began, and where it might exist.Fri, 26 Mar 2021 18:30:52 +0000Scientists Capture Swirling Magnetic Fields in New Image of Black Holehttps://www.airspacemag.com updated picture adds polarization, revealing new details of the stunning cosmic phenomenon.Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:50:03 +0000How to Land on an Alien World explorers of old, planetary probes go where there may be dragons.Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Space Telescope That Could Find a Second Earth will it take to capture images of a distant world capable of harboring life?Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000On Earth Day, We’re All One World the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space MuseumTue, 23 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000We May Never Find Life on Mars—And That Could Be a Good Thing, the Fermi Paradox, and the Great Filter.Fri, 12 Mar 2021 18:00:59 +0000Starship Rocket Takes Off, Lands, Blows Up, Gets Swept Aside for the Next Test has picked up the pace of test flights for its next-generation moon rocket.Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000First Ever Space Hurricane Spotted in Earth's Upper Atmospherehttps://www.airspacemag.com 600-mile-wide swirling cloud of charged particles rained down electrons from several hundred miles above the North Pole Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:01:16 +0000Could Doomsday Come From a Reversal of the Magnetic Poles? from the Laschamps Excursion 42,000 years agoWed, 24 Feb 2021 15:00:00 +0000This Intriguing Signal From Alpha Centauri May (or May Not) Be a Planet the star system closest to us host a habitable super-Earth?Wed, 17 Feb 2021 20:00:29 +0000