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Polaris Station – Novelette Part 8


(Continued from Part 7) “Houston to Captain Parker, Emergency. I repeat, Houston to Polaris Station, we have an emergency.” Kendall looked up at A4 who stopped the recording. “We copy, Flight. Give us the scoop.” “M-479 has been compromised. I … 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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The 30 minute orthotic – revisited


Yesterday I met my new Capstone team. They are bright, they are smart, and they are anxious to have this great experience. As we began examining the assigned project, I found myself reflecting back on a prior Capstone project. This was … Continue reading

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My Career Experiences and Applications


I recently gave a Professional Development presentation to a hundred students at the university. It was an honor and very enjoyable to encourage these amazing students. To prepare, I took the engineering analytical approach. Along the left side of the … Continue reading

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2014 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Kickoff


It was snow and ice on January 4th, 2014 at Hillcrest High School in Utah where I attended my first FIRST kickoff session. It was cold on the outside, but inside the school the bagels were warm and the anticipation … Continue reading

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Coaches, Cars, and Character


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 overall score, and my team, … Continue reading

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Weightless – Part 9 (Draft)


“Morris look, I can see I was presumptuous moving forward on this without consulting the team.” “Suppose we combine our ideas?” Ellen suggested. “I haven’t even told you my concept yet,” Morris said. “Let’s hear it then,” Ellen and Mr. … Continue reading

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