Jupiter’s moon Europa could have life in the ocean under its shell. NASA came up with a step-by-step plan to find out. Then, along came a congressman from Texas. Read it
by Debra Werner
DESIGNING A WINNER
AIAA’s Design/Build/Fly contest gives college students a chance to pit their engineering smarts against international competitors in a remote-controlled aircraft flyoff. This year’s event was arguably one of the most challenging. Read it
by Joe Stumpe
VIEWPOINT: STATISTICS MATTER NOW, MORE THAN EVER
University aerospace engineering curriculums are packed with foundational courses, but statistics is not typically one of them. It’s time to fix that.
by Dave Finkleman
SMART WEAPONS FOR FIGHTING FIRES
Massive wildfires have become almost a summer ritual in the U.S. But airtankers, the air cavalry of forest fires, are in short supply.
by Michael Peck