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How to advance your life with rocket science during Engineers Week

We are in Engineers Week for 2017!  This could be your best week of the entire year to advance yourself or our world with rocket science. How is that?  Because in cities across the world and online platforms of all kinds, engineers and engineering companies are engaging with others to talk about engineering, to give […]

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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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

SASTEMIC Pluto show

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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 […]