Economics

Flight shaming’s surprising power

By Adam Hadhazy

March 30, 2020

When the trend of air travelers feeling guilty about their carbon footprints first arose, it seemed to some in the U.S. that it could be a passing fad. Now it looks like flight shaming is not going away and could even begin impacting aircraft designs. Adam Hadhazy checks in with environmentalists and the aviation industry.

Relationship reboot

By Debra Werner

October 1, 2019

The space domain’s new status as a promising field for investment is shaking up long-standing relationships among governments, startups and corporations. Debra Werner chronicles the seismic shifts underway in the satellite market.

Owning the 21st century

February 28, 2018

Amir S. Gohardani explains how the study of science, technology and society can point the way to sounder decisions in the aerospace industry

Red Air reset

By Jan Tegler

February 1, 2018

U.S. Air Force is preparing to outsource much of its demand for "aggressor" aircraft to private companies