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Sep 07, 2012

Aviation Week and Social Media1

Not everyone's into social media, but if you are, we have you covered. Consider liking, following, joining or circling us in the following networks:....More
Sep 06, 2012

Making Tracks On Mars

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is starting to make tangible progress across the surface of Gale Crater as it gets set to begin ‘touch science’....More
Sep 06, 2012

STEM and

Black Eyed Peas frontman and NASA are tight. One week after his new song “Reach for the Stars” was broadcast via the Curiosity Rover on....More
Aug 31, 2012

NASA Looks to Next Week for ISS Power System Spacewalk

Cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, foreground, greets Sunita Williams, right, and Akihiko Hoshide in the U.S. airlock after a frustrating spacewalk. Photo....More
Aug 30, 2012

Neil Armstrong -- A Test Pilot's Test Pilot

America and the world salute Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on the moon and who died Aug. 25,....More
Aug 30, 2012

NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probe Mission Takes Flight

Atlas soars with NASA radiation mission probes. Photo Credit: NASA TV ....More
Aug 27, 2012

Weightlifting on ISS Mitigating Bone Loss

NASA astronaut Sandy Magnus works out on the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device aboard the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA....More
Aug 27, 2012

Isaac Prompts NASA to Bump Radiation Mission Launch to Thursday

ULA Atlas 5 with NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probe Mission satellites awaits weekend roll back. Image Credit: NASA TV....More
Aug 27, 2012

Stormy Weather Prompts Saturday Scrub of NASA Radiation Mission Launch

NASA radiation mission awaits third launch attempt. Photo: NASA- TV. Efforts to launch NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probe mission spacecraft....More
Aug 25, 2012

Curiosity -- Pictured on Descent to Mars

The team trying to co-ordinate NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft reckoned there was a roughly 60% chance of snapping Curiosity on its way....More
Aug 24, 2012

Radition Belt Storm Probe Mission Scrubbed by Range Tracking Issue

United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 lift off scrubbed by on board C-band beacon problem. Photo Credit: NASA TV NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probe twin....More
Aug 23, 2012

Curiosity Photo and Video

The photo is from Curiosity's first test drive: Forward 3 meters, 90º turn, then back. Credit: NASA The video was made from still images Curiosity....More
Aug 22, 2012

Photo: Curiosity's Arm (from Mars)

Not much more to say beyond 'awesome photo.' Credit: NASA....More
Aug 13, 2012

Curiosity's Brain Transplant

As part of the preparations to start science missions and driving on the surface of Mars, the Curiosity team is busy uploading new software to the....More
Aug 09, 2012

A Flight through the Universe

Almost two years ago I wrote a review of the book A Grand and Bold Thing about the Sloan Digital Sky Survey....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Aug 27, 2015

Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 12

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015

Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015

Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015

Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015

Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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