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A must-watch (and free) rocket science resource to get smarter every day

How did I miss this for so long?!  Another aerospace engineer has been creating amazing videos on YouTube to help people get smarter every day.  Meet Destin from the SmarterEveryDay YouTube channel: This particular video from 2015 talks about the numerous setbacks that Space-X and other launch vehicles had in 2015 to deliver supplies to […]

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Free career development presentations and videos from AIAA SciTech 2016

Here comes a valuable and exclusive set of videos and presentations to help you advance your career in aerospace. You will be using two of the tips from How To Be a Rocket Scientist when you click the links below: Tip #7: Use free and informal education resources Tip #10: Appreciate and work on the […]


Gravitational wave discovery will transform rocket science

Eventually! Sure, it will take many more years.  Probably several more lifetimes of people like those in the announcement this week that gravitational waves were discovered after two black holes collided. We know that gravity exists.  But we don’t understand it well enough yet to create a gravity engine or anti-gravity machine.  Eventually perhaps a […]

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Watch the AIAA SciTech 2016 livestream events here!

Wow!  AIAA with the sponsorship of Airbus are providing five days of live streaming events and programs to anyone who wants to watch them!  This is an incredible value if you want to hear from top leaders and innovators in the aerospace and aviation worlds. Here’s the main page with the agenda of events and […]

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How to be a rocket scientist in 2016

Are you wondering how to be a rocket scientist in 2016?  It’s time for us to enter a brand new year!  I hope you are ready for it. What if you turned this dream into a goal?  A goal is just a dream with a deadline, after all. And what if you turned this goal […]


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Learn how to be a rocket scientist at AIAA SciTech 2016

What if there was one thing you could do to satisfy all of these tips from How To Be a Rocket Scientist? Tip #2: Expand your concept of rocket science Tip #3: Associate with people in the field Tip #4: Read a book on rocket science Tip #6: Make a short take-off (STO) into the […]


3 benefits of taking a project management approach to your career 2

When I have asked my readers and other people on LinkedIn what topics would be most valuable to them as they pursue their careers in aerospace, PROJECT MANAGEMENT was a common answer.  Reflecting on my own career move into project management, and then obtaining a project management certification (PMP), I agree that this is a […]

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4 must-see videos after 15 years on the International Space Station

The ISS has been orbiting Earth for 15 years now, since November 2010.  It has been an incredible source of knowledge and exploration in those years.  It’s also been the source of powerful inspiration and success for many so-called rocket scientists! Enjoy these videos that show us the wonder of modern engineering, international collaboration, and […]