Due to weather conditions, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian in New York are closed today, January 27.
Opening Annoucements, Cover, Contents
Departments:Viewport, Letters, Soundings, In the Museum
Departments:Above & Beyond
Departments:Flights & Fancy
“That’s PROFESSOR Global Hawk”
Northrop Grumman’s long-winged UAV looks down its nose at hurricanes.
By Kara Platoni
The Mojave Launch Lab
Live fast. Launch rockets.
By Stephen Joiner
A new book introduced the small team of photo interpreters who relayed to the president what the U-2 spyplane saw in the Soviet Union.
By Dino Brugioni
Biplanes & US
What puts you in touch with aviation history and is really, really fun?
Take a Ride in a B-25
You’ll find cramped quarters and oversize thrills.
By Phil Scott
A year that can only be called interesting.
By Paul Hoversten
The Power of 25
Think of it as a crash course in aeronautical trivia.
The Family He Left Behind
What Yuri Gagarin’s friends and relatives remember about the first person to orbit Earth.
By Allen Abel
Departments: Reviews & Previews, Credits, Forecast
Departments: Moments & Milestones