Monthly Archives: May 2015


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9 ways to overcome the Catch-22 of no job and no experience 4

Let’s talk about a big challenge in the highly technical field of aerospace.  In fact, this applies to a lot of technical fields. You can’t get a job without experience…yet you can’t get experience without a job! That’s the Catch-22 dilemma facing many graduates.  It’s also a Catch-22 for professionals who want to make a […]


Finding a reason for a STEM banquet

This past week I went to a local elementary school for their Career Day.  The fifth graders had a few professionals from the area come in and spend 20 minutes with each class to talk about their careers and answer questions with the kids.  I talked about aerospace engineering and rocket science.  I showed a […]

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Aerospace jobs in San Diego appear to have serious lift

This May 1st, 2015 article from The San Diego Union-Tribune describes several positive forces and trends for aerospace jobs in the San Diego, California metro area: Aerospace makes comeback in San Diego Southern California has one of the most exciting and remarkable histories when it comes to aerospace and aviation.  Maybe that is the place […]


Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you!

It’s a day to celebrate the inspiration and joy that the Star Wars saga has brought into our culture.  George Lucas really made an epic impact. along with everyone else involved in the Star Wars movies. I found a few more good ways to celebrate than by just watching a Star Wars movie today.  Click […]

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Blue Origin Launch is first public success

There is no such thing as an overnight success in rocket science.  But the Blue Origin news about their successful rocket launch on April 29th, 2015 caught a lot of people by surprise. Here is a video from the company that celebrates the first launch of the Blue Origin New Shepard spacecraft: Here is the […]