Category Archives: Technology

Space Acronyms & Terms

Following up on my reading list from last week, I thought I’d share some of the most common acronyms one sees/hears in the engineering world. Some of these are also used in other disciplines besides aerospace. Understanding the acronyms is … Continue reading

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Getting Smart About Space: A Reading List

This is a follow-up to my Monday post on advice to an English major interested in working in the space business. Learning the language is often more than half the battle when it comes to making the transition from liberal … Continue reading

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How Do I Do My Accounting? It Depends on What You Mean

This past week, a friend who is just starting out in freelance writing asked me, “How do you do your accounting?” I realized that the answer was not quite as straightforward as I might have liked. Therefore, you (and my … Continue reading

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Communicating About Space: Pitfalls & Priorities

As promised, I’m sharing the presentation I gave to the joint HAL5/STC meeting in Huntsville, Alabama on Thursday, May 9. I had an audience of around 25 people, which wasn’t too shabby. I appreciated the opportunity to talk people from … Continue reading

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Evaluating Persuasive Writing: Am I Making a Difference?

This post is a response to another friend’s suggestion (reminder to my readers: I do take requests). My buddy Chuck suggested I take on “social engineering on a budget.” He was joking, as it turned out, but what he meant was talking … Continue reading

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