Selected Upcoming HAL5 Events

April 28-30

HAL5 will be running a STEAM Interactive activity tent (CD Hovercraft) at Panoply Arts Festival in Downtown Huntsville. Please come by and check us out!

June 1 @ 5:30 pm

Joint USSRC Pass the Torch talk with Dr. Martin Weisskopf, NASA Chief Scientist for X-Ray Astronomy. on "The Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer: An Overview of the Mission and its Science". Location: USSRC Davidson Center.

July 6 @ 7 pm

Omar R. Mireles, NASA MSFC, on "Additive Manufacture for Aerospace", i.e. 3D printing! Location: USSRC Educator Training Facility

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History, Projects, Education and Outreach

about us

About Us

Not-for-profit 501(c)(3), space educational and advocacy organization that believes space development can stimulate our world with immeasurable benefits and ultimately room to grow for our society.


Monthly Programs

Monthly public talks on wide range of science, space, technology and science fiction talks. Opportunity for audience to engage with the speaker one-on-one.



Yeah. We do that too! HAL5 hosted NSS ISDC 1993 and 2011, and several regional and special interest conferences.


Education Outreach

STEM/STEAM activities at local science and arts events, and school visits to demonstrate how science can be both fun and educational.


Project HALO

Goals of Project High Altitude Lift-Off (HALO) are to provide cheap access to space for small groups, and technology development/education. Amateur altitude record of ~36 miles in May 11, 1997.

Power Grid Defense

Alabama Power Grid Defense

Spearhead crucial and long-overdue initiatives to safeguard Alabama power grids from natural and man-made threats. Bring awareness and coordinations with civic and government entities.