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 channel. 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 October 2019 issue of Aerospace America is now live! Try the Aeropuzzler: A well-designed sailboat here on Earth can go faster than the wind. Could a spacecraft propelled by a lightsail surpass the speed of light if given enough time to accelerate, notwithstanding Einstein? Draft a response of no more than 250 words and email it by midnight Eastern time on Oct. 7 to And, don't miss the issue's cover story "Supersonic’s Not-So-Super Emissions," by Adam Hadhazy, about the search for solutions to Mach 1 passenger jets without exacerbating aviation's carbon footprint.

 Latest News from Aerospace America

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 Aerospace America Archives & Flipbook

Archived issues and the flip book version of the latest issue are available to AIAA members/subscribers. Current members, make sure you are logged in to view the links below.

 Flipbook | October 2019
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