Career Spotlight: Dr Sonja Ann Jones

Dr. Sonja Ann Jones Tell us about your career: I’m a Senior Sales Engineer with Bay Dynamics as well as a professor of Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology and Business at California Miramar University.  I work in cyber analytics and big data. What do you...

NASA Selects Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover

The landing site for the Mars 2020 rover will be Jezero Crater. From NASA’s press release: “The landing site in Jezero Crater offers geologically rich terrain, with landforms reaching as far back as 3.6 billion years old, that could potentially answer important...

Career Spotlight: Astrodynamics Specialist

The first time I knew Astrodynamics was a career was when I watched The Martian with Matt Damon. In that movie, Astrodynamics Specialist Rich was the one who solved the return trajectory problem and got the spacecraft back to Mars. Dynamics is a familiar engineering...

Career Spotlight: Cybersecurity Engineer

Where else can you find an industry that has 0% unemployment? Pretty much nowhere else but Cybersecurity. That’s right; zero unemployment. In fact, by 2019, there will be 2 million open cybersecurity positions worldwide. Data needs to be secured everywhere. From...

What’s Your STEM Archetype? Take the Quiz!

Everyone has a little bit of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) inside them. STEM is Being innovative Solving real world problems Thinking creatively Asking questions Connecting the dots Ready? Take our short quiz and discover your STEM...

Career Spotlight: 3D Printing Engineer

3D printing (also known as Additive Manufacturing) is a process used to build three-dimensional objects by stacking successive layers of raw materials until the object takes the desired form. The layers are determined by computer-aided software which follows a virtual...

2018 Bell Museum Star Party Dates

Explore the night skies at the Bell Museum Star Party. This free telescope observing night starts with an intro to the night sky at the Bell’s rooftop observation deck. The evening starts with a short presentation inside the museum; be sure to arrive on time. ...

Make Minnesota Space North

The Bold North. The North Star State. The northernmost point of the continental United States is in the little northern notch by the tiny inlet of Angle. Now it’s time to make Minnesota Space North, the Midwest hub for the space industry in the United States. Why...

October is National CyberSecurity Month

Did you know… Check out these sources on cyber security, especially the critical shortage of skilled workers in this space. The Cyber Security Talent Gap is a Real Crisis Warren Buffett sees cyber attacks as a bigger threat to mankind than nuclear weapons...