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.

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Aerospace America, January 2023 Cover Image

The January issue of Aerospace America is now live. Make sure you check out this month's cover story, “Nuclear Rocket Redux,” by Jon Kelvey. The United States has had multiple dalliances over the decades with in-space nuclear propulsion. The latest resurgence of interest is happening right now, driven by the desire to settle the moon and get humans to Mars. Jon Kelvey looks at the odds of success this time around. Full Story 

Don't miss the Editor's Notebook, “Pondering Our Technical Future in What We See Today,” by Aerospace America Editor-in-Chief Ben Iannotta:  "Most of us like nighttime space launches the best. Is that because of the light show? Maybe, but I suspect, or maybe hope, it’s because that on the right night, we can literally watch a human machine pierce the cosmos. We have the sense at such moments that perhaps the best is yet to come for us Homo sapiens.” Full Story 

Also, meet your AIAA Candidate for President-Elect in this month's Election Preview. Full Story 

And, see if you can solve this month's AeroPuzzler, “Napoleon in Sunglasses.” Send a response of up to 250 words that someone in any field could understand to by noon Eastern Jan. 18 for a chance to have it published in the next issue. Full Story 

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