Category Archives: STEM

Polaris Station (Scene PS:1A:S1)


(Year 2049 – The Lunar Marius Hills) Was it made by man, or by the universe? Was it reflective, clear-through, or opaque? Was it friendly, or filled with death? What ever it was, it approached from deep space and passed … Continue reading

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The rumors are true


“Okay everyone, listen-up.” Brandon leaned forward bringing the Monday morning staff meeting to attention. “The rumors are true.”“Oh no.” Melissa thought, arms crossed, hands gripping her upper arms. “Was everyone against hiring me?” Brandon, middle-aged with brown hair, was the … Continue reading

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The Orbital Mechanic in STEM Magazine


Dear Engineering Stories readers, I am pleased that one of my engineering stories, “The Orbital Mechanic” is published in STEM Magazine and will be available to a large STEM and educator audience. Check it out and please encourage your friends … Continue reading

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Call for New Draft Novelette Readers


Dear followers of Engineering Stories, Thank you for your support to my short stories. Now, help me take my next step in the world of engineering stories by volunteering to read the draft of my new novelette, Polaris Station. It’s … Continue reading

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Coaches, Cars, and Character


Originally posted on Engineering Stories:
Team after team, the endurance race pressed on. No car came anywhere close to beating us. Hopes were high. But when it was all over, the maroon and white competitors from Texas had the highest…

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Reading for Pleasure – by Henry Petroski


(an excerpt from ASEE Prism – Refractions) “Engineering and fiction seem polar opposites, but several recently published novels may encourage the reading and writing of more tales about engineers–and perhaps generate wider appreciation of their work. Even when based on … Continue reading

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Watching humans set foot on the moon fixed an engineer’s passion to go farther


Dear Engineering friends, please read this man’s journey and passion for engineering. A Boeing Technical Fellow – A world away “The more challenge I get, the better I get…” (Kauser Imtiaz, Boeing Innovation Quarterly)

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