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When is a Test a Failure?

From an early age, we’re taught/trained to pass tests. It’s an unfortunate word educators use for knowledge assessments because it can warp our attitudes toward tests in the scientific or engineering worlds. Experiments and hardware tests can have different definitions … Continue reading

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Communication Up and Down the Chain of Command

When I worked in a corporate environment, I emailed a weekly report to my immediate supervisors. It often seemed like a tiresome chore or waste of time. I would send my report to my supervisor, and my supervisors and the … Continue reading

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Reporting from a Distance

Recently I picked up a side gig doing reporting for SpaceflightInsider.com, a news site specializing in all things space–NASA, Department of Defense, commercial space, what have you. This is one of several ways I keep my toes in the space business … Continue reading

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Staying Organized

I have a reputation for being very organized, which is a good one to have, and one which my customers at NASA and ScienceCheerleader.com have come to value. However, such was not always the case…and, I should note, I make … Continue reading

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