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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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STEM Talk – Engineering is Cool


Watch Ken Hardman, an aerospace engineer and author talk to a group of youth about the engineering of airplanes, rockets, and space vehicles. Learn about mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical, industrial, and computer engineering. Watch, listen, and learn about Science, Technology, … Continue reading

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Polaris Station – Novelette Part 6 with Illustration


(Continued from Part 5) (Figure – This is a collage of several vantage points in the story. In the background is the Earth at night with lights of North America showing. In the lower right is the Earth with two … Continue reading

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Polaris Station – Novelette Part 5


(Continued from Part 4) Kendall finished his breakfast in the control room while checking status monitors for the 4.3 meter Hubble-7 telescope as well as the primary solar and the Arctic earth scanners. All nominal and ready for Earth and … Continue reading

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A Continuous Ring of 175,955 Satellites


Just after sunset, Kendall and Katya took a walk up their favorite canyon, their last opportunity for two years. “Can you believe we’ve come this far,” Kendall thought back to their graduate days. “To think that the research of two … Continue reading

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Seeking Beta Reader for Engineering Story Novelette


Dear Engineering Stories followers, I have been working on a Science Fiction Novelette (approx. 8 – 10,000 words) and I’m looking for volunteers to help me make a good story great. The story is placed about 50 years in the … Continue reading

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It’s Engineers Week Day 2 – Read and Share “The Orbital Mechanic”


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 … Continue reading

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