Monthly Archives: July 2015


The hardest thing about rocket science is…

a different answer for different people! What is the hardest thing about an education or career in rocket science with you? I’m still collecting and requesting answers to my survey that is asking anyone to share (confidentially) with me their #1 biggest challenge related to aerospace or rocket science. By listening and learning from you, […]

survey question

AIAA Committee meeting

Some committees are better than others

Tip #3 to be a rocket scientist is Associate with People in the Field.  It isn’t only so that you can get the know the experts in niche you love, or managers in the companies you would love to work in. It’s so that they get to know YOU! How can you become known to […]


Pluto New Horizons arrival provides 3 career strategy insights for rocket scientists

After 9 and and half years of interplanetary space travel, the New Horizons spacecraft led by NASA, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, and Southwest Research Institute has arrived at its primary destination of Pluto! My profound congratulations and admiration goes to everyone involved in the effort.  It takes a special kind of person and effort […]

Pluto photo

SASTEMIC Pluto show

SwRI Pluto New Horizons Team on STEM Connection Radio Show

Here is an excellent chance to hear and learn from more rocket scientists!  The New Horizons probe is arriving at its destination of Pluto this month.  It’s another great achievement for planetary science, engineering, and rocket science! This Saturday, July 11th, at 9AM US Central, tune into the Hallmark University STEM Connection radio show with […]