Joe Anselmo

Editor-In-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Joe Anselmo

in From The Archives Jul 29, 2016

50 Years Ago In Aviation Week

Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered....More
in From The Archives Jun 09, 2016

1927: Charles Lindbergh Receives A Nation's Welcome

The June 20, 1927 cover of Aviation featured U.S. President Calvin Coolidge bestowing the Distinguished Flying Cross on Col. Charles Lindbergh for....More
in Things With Wings May 31, 2016

Five Takeaways From a Visit to Airbus

Airbus's annual Innovation Days briefing has drawn more than 170 aerospace journalists from around the globe to Hamburg, Germany. Here are five....More
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
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.

 

Jul 29, 2016
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50 Years Ago In Aviation Week 1

Aviation Week’s Aug. 1, 1966 edition chronicled the launch of the 490-seat Boeing 747, the joining of the first 737, and a story about a jet-powered train....More
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