Engineers design machinery, automobiles, farm equipment, factory automation, things that float, things that fly, and yes, things that go into space. Let’s celebrate Engineers Week by reading an Engineering Story. Better yet, think of youth you know that need to know about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read and pass this free story along.
In The Orbital Mechanic, a solar flare knocks a space probe off course endangering a billion dollar mission. A simple timely solution comes just in time from an unlikely source to save the spacecraft. In this story, learn how engineers use science, math and physics to get spaceships from Earth out to distant planets.