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NASA’s Scott Kelly sets U.S. space record

Article | Mar 10, 2016

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned from 340 days in space a little bit taller, a wee bit wobbly, and longing for a fresh salad.

NASA targets return to supersonic passenger flights

Article | Mar 01, 2016

NASA announced a new project that could bring the return of supersonic passenger air travel “one step closer to reality.”

Astronaut hopefuls apply to NASA in record numbers

Article | Feb 25, 2016

More than 18,300 applicants are vying to become NASA astronauts, a record number by a huge margin, the space agency announced.

Astronauts wanted

Article | Dec 24, 2015

NASA is accepting applications through Feb. 18 for the next class of astronauts. Travel is required; possible destinations include the International Space Station and Mars.

Long days on Long Wings

Article | Nov 23, 2015

A select group of NASA pilots fly the WB-57, a Cold War holdover that operates (strictly for science) much like the more famous U-2.

P&E: Proficiency

Pilot Magazine | Nov 09, 2015

Maybe a checklist should be a ‘think list’

Houston spaceport plan detailed

Advocacy | Nov 05, 2015

The Houston Airport System has secured FAA approval and will be working with NASA to build a spaceport at Ellington Airport. AOPA is watching closely.

AOPA convenes first High School Aviation Symposium

Article | Oct 06, 2015

AOPA is inviting school administrators, guidance counselors, and aviation program directors to attend the first symposium of the AOPA Aviation Education Leadership Alliance.

Air Force Museum to open new building in 2016

Article | Oct 05, 2015

Restoration crews at the National Museum of the United States Air Force moved a North American X-15A-2 into the museum’s new fourth building on Oct. 2.

Career Profile

Article | Sep 18, 2015

There are two things Greg Pinnell always knew — he liked airplanes and he wanted to be a doctor.