Aerospace America

Knowledge inspires. Knowledge empowers. In that spirit, AIAA’s membership magazine informs you about the critical technology and policy issues through intelligent and highly visual journalism. Stay on top of the latest developments with our free online news stories. Then go deeper by receiving our visually stunning, print edition magazine with its in-depth articles, graphics and photos — all of which is available to members online as well. Aerospace America provides you with the knowledge, ideas and inspiration that can help you shape your career and the future of aerospace.

 Current Issue


The April 2020 issue of Aerospace America is now live. Don’t miss this month's cover story, "Protecting the Off-planet Economy," by Debra Werner. Also, see if you possess the knowledge to solve this month's AeroPuzzler:

Suppose Major League Baseball executives are considering raising the average seam height on the baseballs thrown to Houston Astros hitters as a punishment for their stealing pitch signs in the 2017 and 2018 seasons. The executives believe higher seams will increase drag and make it harder for the Astros to hit home runs. Explain why they are right or wrong.

Draft a response of no more than 250 words and email it by midnight April 9 to for a chance to have your name published in the May issue.

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