This is the first deliverable from a Gale/Smithsonian digitization agreement was announced earlier this year.
The new archive will include the complete back files of both magazines.
Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive presents decades of in-depth coverage and unique insights into innovation, history, science, technology, space exploration, aviation, the arts and culture. It marks the first time the exemplary content of both magazines is available in one searchable digital archive.
Smithsonian Magazine (1970-present) covers fascinating topics such as Titanoboa – the largest snake ever to live on Earth, how the mind makes memories, the assassination attempt on Teddy Roosevelt, secrets of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate and insights into Black Holes.
Air & Space Magazine (1986-present) encompasses every era of aviation and space exploration with stories that range from the Wright Brothers to the design of NASA’s next lunar lander, as well as other topics including a look inside the International Space Station, biofuels in aviation, navigating in space and the next generation of stealth aircraft.
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Note: This post also includes background about a wonderful and FREE resource from the Smithsonian.