aviation


Setting your trajectory for 2017

Hello everyone and Happy New Year!  First off, I must apologize and ask forgiveness for a long absence here on the blog for How to Be a Rocket Scientist.  I hope your 2016 was a happy, healthy, and rewarding year. Mine was full of adventure… some intentional and some unexpected. I had to devote a […]

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Chamber of Commerce

San Antonio is showing the power of Tip #3: Associate with People in the Field

Competition is fierce in the economy.  This applies to us at the individual level, the organizational level, and at the geographic level. For example, there was fierce competition between many cities to obtain one of the initial six FAA-authorized UAV test sites.  Now each of these sites is serving as a regional business incubator and […]


How should a rocket scientist use social media?

Social media have become an integral part of our society. As of mid-2015, there were over 1.4 BILLION ACTIVE USERS on Facebook!  LinkedIn is the dominant social media platform for professionals, with over 360 MILLION active users in early 2015.  Then there is Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, etc. etc… Should social media be an essential […]

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weeding and planting seeds

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.  […]