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EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK
Hard questions for fast weapons
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Visiting other stars; fewer acronyms, please
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IN BRIEF
Getting a grip; new details about 2011 drone collision

CONVERSATION
Seeing the future in the past
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VIEW FROM HERE
Living lunar

OUT OF THE PAST
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
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Bonus Content

MOVIE REVIEW: "Eye in the Sky"
This techno-realistic thriller will challenge you to consider the ethics of drone warfare.

9 March 2016
By Kristin Davis

“What would you do?” That’s the question South African film director Gavin Hood wants to inspire audience members to think about when they watch the drone-war story, “Eye in the Sky,” set to open March 18 in Washington, D.C. Read it

How the U.S. Can Get Its Space Mojo Back

4 March 2016
By Kyung M. Song

The United States, arguably the greatest space power in history, seems to have lost some of its might. Astronauts last visited the moon in 1972. NASA grounded the space shuttle in 2011. And the only way Americans can reach the International Space Station today is to hitch a ride on Russian spacecraft atop Russian rockets. Read it







FEATURES


ÜBER DRONES
The Pentagon likes the idea of Prompt Global Strike and wants to boost spending on the technologies. Read it
by Michael Peck

FLYING ON ELECTRONS
NASA and European researchers are testing electric-propulsion technologies on small planes in hopes of having a big impact on the kinds of planes we fly in the next 10 to 15 years.
by Keith Button

10 QUESTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
We posed questions about aerospace to the presidential candidates. Did they rise to the challenge? You be the judge. Read it
by Debra Werner

CLEAR FOR TAKEOFF
In Europe, air traffic controllers are beginning to direct planes in virtual control towers located far away from crowded airports. The trend has now come to the U.S. Read it
by Jim Hodges

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