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Science Engineering Technology and Math-related posts

Ride, Sally Ride

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First Book would like to send our condolences to the friends and family of Sally Ride, the 1st U.S. woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer yesterday. In spite of being one of a very elite group of people who’ve been

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Airplanes, Space Shuttles, Drones…Oh My!

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During National Aerospace Week, First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin, sponsors of First Book’s Springboard to STEM program. Today’s guest blogger is Ray Burick, Vice President of P-3 Programs

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First Book and Tata Celebrate Earth Day

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In celebration of Earth Day, First Book asked our friends at Tata Consultancy Services to send us a post in support of our blog series on STEM education.  Tata is committed to enhancing environmental performance through the reduction of their

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Disovering Engineering: Predicting the Future

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Brian Hershberger, an aeronautic engineer with Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs (Skunk Works) in Palmdale, Calif. When

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Discovering Engineering: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Lauren Larimore, an industrial systems engineer with Lockheed Martin in Texas. Howdy! My name is Lauren Larimore

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Discovering Engineering: Kids Need to Play With Technology

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Steven Koski, an electrical engineer with Lockheed Martin. I grew up in Troy, MI in the suburbs

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Discovering Engineering: From Robots to Radar

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Sarah Brown, a systems engineer with Lockheed Martin in Syracuse, New York. I was exposed to engineering

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Discovering Engineering: All Around the World

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Jeff Marier, an aerospace engineer with Lockheed Martin in Syracuse, New York. Looking for some adventure, I

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Discovering Engineering: From Interior Design to Building Missiles

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Amanda Tippey, a mechanical engineer with Lockheed Martin in Dallas. I didn’t grow up tinkering with cars

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Discovering Engineering: Missions to Mars

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This week First Book is sharing stories about science and engineering from some of our friends at Lockheed Martin. Today’s guest blogger is Karolyn Evans, an aerospace engineer with Lockheed Martin in Colorado. Hi, my name is Karolyn Evans and

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