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 combined July-August 2019 issue of Aerospace America is now live! Try the Aeropuzzler: Flying Inverted: In the 2012 film “Flight,” Denzel Washington as Capt. Whip Whitaker crash lands his fictional JR-88 by flying it upside down, after the plane’s elevators become stuck. Justify in terms of physics and technology why this maneuver would or wouldn’t be worth a shot in an actual emergency. Draft a response of 250 words or fewer and email it by midnight Eastern time on July 8 to And, don't miss the issue's cover story "Homo Sapiens Astronauta," by Adam Hadhazy, about how gene therapy could one day make it possible to biologically enhance humans to live and work in deep space.

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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 | July-August 2019
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