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A Blast For The Better – Brian E A “Beam” Maue PhD
Dr. Brian E A “Beam” Maue is a veteran, he served 21 years as an Air Force officer, primarily in strategic deterrence roles—ICBM launch officer, nuclear budget analyst, treaty officer. He also journeyed with the Air Force’s future leaders by instructing at the Air Force Academy. Beam is now the CEO of AFWERX and leads a talented, nationally dispersed, mission team who connect innovators and create accelerated technological and cultural agility for the United States Air Force.
Newton was the first to put it into words: A body at rest tends to remain at rest unless acted upon by an outside force.
How much force is needed to really move a body to a new reality? Watching a rocket leave its launch pad gives us an idea. To lift off and escape from our earth’s gravity, a moon-bound traveler requires enough energy to move at speeds of 7 miles per…second!
This “escape velocity” effort and the billowing clouds of energy exhaust seen before a rocket ever starts to rise offers another insight—a lot of energy will be used if we are serious about moving our body to a new reality.
A “moonshot” destination, such as an engaging life performing “Greater Good”, also requires effort to find…
…but once reached, the energy requirements are easier and the sites more enjoyable.