interviews


15+ interviews with STEM professionals on Career Skunks

Thanks to the buzz around Engineers Week this year on Twitter, I happened to catch the attention of the #AnEngineerWasHere campaign.  This started in Canada and is a guerrilla marketing campaign to highlight the beneficial engineering that exists everywhere in the world around us. One of the people who was promoting this campaign is Paul […]

AnEngineerWasHere

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 […]


Weeding out vs growing a seed

This week I had the pleasure and privilege of having a thoughtful discussion with two leaders at a local university.  We were talking about education, specifically for aviation and aerospace. One of them, who happened to be the President of this University, made a great analogy to describe two different approaches or attitude in education.  […]

weeding and planting seeds

Elon Musk the world needs more gigafactories

Did Elon Musk design an all-electric airplane?

Watch this interview with Elon Musk.  The discussion centers around the first Gigafactory that Tesla is building for its cars.  He makes a compelling claim that the world needs hundreds of Gigafactories.  And then the discussion turns to aerospace and aviation. Musk quotes some numbers that should capture your attention.  It is clear that he […]


How to work at a company like Terrafugia

Rocket scientists and aerospace engineers can pursue many types of jobs and career paths. There are many different types of companies that employ us. Sometimes, those aerospace engineers decide to create their own companies! On Monday, February 23, 2015, I had the privilege to speak with Richard Gersh at Terrafugia. Richard is currently their Vice […]

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