Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Joe Anselmo

in From The Archives May 04, 2016

A 100-Person Space Station (1969)

Five months before Apollo 11 astronauts set foot on the Moon, NASA was already pursuing some grandiose plans for the post-Apollo era....More
in From The Archives May 04, 2016

When Aviation Week Bought Lies Over U-2 Crash In Russia (1960)

Two weeks after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Soviet air defenses on May 1, 1960, Aviation Week was still buying the false line....More
in From The Archives Apr 22, 2016

A Soviet Space Shuttle (1978)

Three years before the U.S. flew its first space shuttle mission, Aviation Week revealed that the Soviet Union was developing its own reusable....More
in From The Archives Apr 13, 2016

How Aviation Week Reported The Columbia Tragedy (2003)

There was plenty of media coverage of the Feb. 1, 2003, loss of space shuttle Columbia, which broke apart over Texas as it reentered the atmosphere,....More
in From The Archives Apr 01, 2016

Revealing China’s Satellite Killer (2007)

Aviation Week’s revelation that China had tested an anti-satellite weapon, destroying one of its own aging weather satellites orbiting 537 mi. above....More
in From The Archives Feb 25, 2016

Aviation Week Exclusively Details Boeing's Project X - The 707 (1953)

In June 1953, Aviation Week was the first publication to detail Boeing's effort to develop the company’s first passenger jet, the 707 or “Project X.”....More
in From The Archives Jan 08, 2016

The Present and Past Declines of U.S. Aerospace

A group of renown panelists this week painted a troubling picture of the challenges faced by the U.S. Aerospace and Defense community. While many of....More
in From The Archives Dec 22, 2015

7E7 Launches Boeing’s Comeback (2003)

With Boeing sitting on a backlog of commercial airplane orders worth $426 billion, it's hard to believe that just a dozen years ago there were....More
in From The Archives Dec 09, 2015

Mussolini’s Love Letters With Aviation Week

“The United States of America are certainly among the most alert vanguards of the development of aviation,” Mussolini wrote in a letter to AVIATION's....More
in From The Archives Dec 04, 2015

What An Old Airplane Looked Like — 99 Years Ago

Even in 1916, some airplanes were considered “old.” A December, 1916 photo feature in the four-month old magazine “Aviation” focused on “old and new....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


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