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Editorial Staff

Ben Iannotta

Ben Iannotta

Editor-in-Chief

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beni@aiaa.org

Ben became editor-in-chief of Aerospace America in 2013, after two decades as a contributor. He was editor of C4ISR Journal, a military intelligence magazine, and has written for Air & Space Smithsonian, Popular Mechanics and Space News.

Karen Small

Karen Small

Associate Editor

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KarenS@aiaa.org

Karen has more than 30 years of experience editing articles for print and web. She joined Aerospace America in 2017 after working for almost two decades at the Military Times newsweeklies.

Tom Risen

Tom Risen

Staff reporter

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tomr@aiaa.org

As our staff reporter, Tom covers breaking news and writes features. He has reported for U.S. News & World Report, Slate and Atlantic Media.

Christine Williams

Christine Williams

Editor, AIAA Bulletin

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ChristineW@aiaa.org

Christine is in charge of the magazine’s AIAA Bulletin section, a compendium of news and information about AIAA’s many initiatives and the important work of its 30,000 members in the United States and abroad. Christine became AIAA Bulletin editor in 2000.

Contributors

Keith Button

Keith Button

Contributor

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buttonkeith@gmail.com

Keith has written for C4ISR Journal and Hedge Fund Alert, where he broke news of the 2007 Bear Stearns hedge fund blowup that kicked off the global credit crisis.

Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday

Contributor

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htcanaday@aol.com

A former energy economist, Henry has written for Air Transport World, Aviation Week and other aviation publications for more than two decades.

Adam Hadhazy

Adam Hadhazy

Contributor

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adamhadhazy@gmail.com

Adam writes about astrophysics and technology. His work has appeared in Discover and New Scientist magazines.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Contributor

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skywalking1@gmail.com

Tom flew on four space shuttle missions, including his last flight, STS-98, in which he led three spacewalks to install the American Destiny laboratory on the International Space Station. Tom is a senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition.

Joe Stumpe

Joe Stumpe

Contributor

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jstumpe@cox.net

A freelance reporter based in Wichita, Kansas, Joe has written for The New York Times, Agence France-Presse and The Huffington Post.

Debra Werner

Debra Werner

Contributor

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werner.debra@gmail.com

A frequent contributor to Aerospace America, Debra is also a West Coast correspondent for Space News.

Publishing Staff

Dan Dumbacher

Dan Dumbacher

Publisher

Dan is executive director of AIAA. In three decades at NASA, he managed the DC-XA vertical landing rocket; served as deputy manager of the X-33 program; and was director of engineering at Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. Dan capped his NASA career as the deputy associate administrator in charge of the Space Launch System, Orion crew capsule and related ground systems. Astronauts presented Dan with their Silver Snoopy Award in 2014 for his contributions to spaceflight safety. He joined AIAA in 2018 from Purdue University in Indiana, where he was a professor of engineering practice.

Rodger Williams

Rodger S. Williams

Deputy Publisher

Rodger is AIAA’s managing director for strategic outreach. In addition to his deputy publisher role at Aerospace America, he oversees corporate communications and branding; marketing and promotion across all product lines; relationship management for AIAA’s industry partners and public policy. Rodger joined AIAA in 1993.