Launch. Recover. Repeat. Bill Sweetman is senior international defense editor for A Crater of Cosmic Proportions. Charles O’dale is a retired scientist specializing in semiconductor failure analysis. He is presently combining his flying, geology, and astronomy hobbies to explore impact sites.
My Dad’s Moon Vision. William Mellberg enjoys a dual career: political satirist and aerospace author.
Hundreds of Holes in Flak-bait. Tom Jones grew up in Essex, Maryland, two miles from Martin’s Plant 2, where most of the Marauders were built. He became a bomber pilot himself (B-52s) and, later, a space shuttle astronaut. He’d still like to check out in a B-26.
David Sears is a New Jersey-based author and historian. His most recent book, Pacific Air, portrays Navy aviators in World War II.
a researcher at
Aviation Week & Space Technology.
The Army Back Home.
Roger A. Mola is
Air & Space/smithsonian.
The Day After D-day. Richard P. Hallion has written numerous books and articles about aerospace. He is a former historian of the U.S. Air Force.
The War’s Oddest Dogfight. Rich Tuttle is a former editor of Aerospace Daily. He is a docent at the National Museum of World War II Aviation in Colorado Springs.
Kursk. Ralph Wetterhahn, a retired U.S. Air Force pilot, is a frequent contributor.
What the Movies Taught Us About World War II. Chris Klimek is an Air & Space associate editor. He writes about movies for The Dissolve, National Public Radio, and the
How to Become a Ball Turret Gunner.