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Weightless – Part 3


(continued from Part 2) “Orbit,” Gregory interrupted. “I get it.” Gregory sat there silent, his front teeth biting his lower lip. Suddenly he jumped to his feet. “So, if the football is like a space craft, with people inside, the … Continue reading

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Weightless – Part 2


(Continued from Part 1) Gregory’s eyes looked back and forth quickly, digesting his fathers questions. “The moon is in space, circling the Earth every twenty-seven point three (27.3) Earth-days. Think about it. The massive moon is going around and around … Continue reading

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Weightless – Part 1


“There’s no gravity in space.” “Oh yes there is.” “No there isn’t,” Gregory said leaning forward. “Yes,” Jennifer insisted with both hands on her hips. “There is!” Gregory raised his voice. “I don’t get you. Our whole lives we’ve seen … Continue reading

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Solve a Billion Dollar Problem


Engineering Stories are intended to help you learn more about the activities of engineers. After each story, there is a mentoring section where I ask questions and provide insights. I’d like to know how you would solve the problem if … Continue reading

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