Videos | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/videos/RSS feed for the videosenWed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000TESS Telescope View of the Skyhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/space-exploration/ess-exoplanet-hunters-view-of-the-sky/Animation showing how the TESS exoplanet-hunting telescope will observe the sky. TESS will watch each observation sector for at least 27 days, before rotating to the next one, covering first the south and then the north to build a map of 85 percent of the sky.Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000This famous Pacific battle is captured in stunning detailhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/this-famous-pacific-battle-is-captured-in-st/Relive the aerial dogfights and naval clashes of the Battle of the Philippine Sea, thanks to stunning color footage. It is a visual record of the battle that underlined U.S. superiority in the Pacific.Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000This crash site was a major challenge for investigators to reachhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/this-crash-site-was-a-major-challenge-for-in/When Thai Airways Flight 311 crashed into a remote area of the Himalayas on July 31, 1992, investigators needed to get to the site quickly to pull evidence. But the area was completely inaccessible, even by helicopter.Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000The deadly surprise that awaited U.S. troops on Saipanhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-deadly-surprise-that-awaited-us-troops/As U.S. troops stormed Saipan in 1944, it soon became clear that the enemy was well prepared to inflict a mortal blow.Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000Did tension between this flight crew lead to disaster?https://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/did-tension-between-this-flight-crew-lead-to/The cockpit voice recorder of Thai Airways Flight 311, which went down on July 31, 1992, reveals an unexpected detail: a palpable level of tension between the pilot and his first officer.Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000How NASA Crew Members Reacted to the Space Launchhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/how-nasa-crew-members-reacted-to-the-space-l/An unmanned test flight was impossible, so the first ever shuttle launch was a high-risk endeavor with two top astronauts on board. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000The Fighter Plane Powerful Enough to Destroy a Satellite in Spacehttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-fighter-plane-powerful-enough-to-destroy_1/In the midst of the Cold War, the U.S. began to develop anti-satellite aircraft to combat Russias vast space expansion. This F-15 footage from 1985 is the first time they succeeded.Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0000The weird thrills that Americans pursued in the 1920shttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-weird-thrills-that-americans-pursued-in/In the 1920s, the U.S. was in full thrill-seeking mode, with everything from horse-diving (you have to see it to believe it) to barnstorming. And at the center of many of these activities were a group of daring young women.Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0000Did terrorists bring down this Russia-bound flight?https://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/did-terrorists-bring-down-this-russia-bound/Did a terrorist group bring down Metrojet 9268, on October 31, 2015, from a cruising altitude of 31,000 feet? Investigators focus on the type of weapons they have—and their range.Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0000How Hollywood encouraged military service during World War IIhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/how-hollywood-encouraged-military-service-du/While stars like Jimmy Stewart and Clark Gable enlisted and served during World War II, directors like John Ford would bring military footage of the Pacific conflict straight to American viewers.Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0000Did an old accident cause this plane to crash 14 years later?https://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/did-an-old-accident-cause-this-plane-to-cras/Did a previous accident in 2001 cause this aircraft to fatally crash on October 31, 2015? Investigators look closely at the affected part of the plane—the rear fuselage—hoping for a breakthrough.Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0000This swarm of mayflies is big enough to fool weather satelliteshttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/this-swarm-of-mayflies-is-big-enough-to-fool/After two years of incubation, a swarm of mayflies rise from the bottom of the Mississippi River, like a biblical plague. They'll live for just one day.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0000The first Indy 500 had its share of thrills and spillshttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-first-indy-500-had-its-share-of-thrills/It's Memorial Day weekend in 1911, and an American institution is about to emerge, engines roaring and tires screeching, to capture the imagination of the public. It's the very first Indy 500.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0000