Upcoming HAL5 Events

April 27-29

HAL5 at Panoply Arts Festival. We will be doing our Go-Go Lunar Racer STEAM interactive. Volunteers needed! Contact us for more info. Location: Big Spring Park

May 3 @ 7 pm

China and India's Quest for Outer-Space Resources with Dr. Namrata Goswami, Independent Senior Analyst and Writer, 2016-2017 Minerva Grantee. Location: Huntsville-Madison County Main Public Library Auditorium [Read More]

June 20 @ 7 pm

Special Night. HAL5 Project HALO Sky Launch 2 (SL-2) 20th Anniversary Location: Location TBD.

This website is undergoing some renovation. We apologize in advance for missing links or incomplete pages. Here is a link to our old site in case you are looking for something from our archive.


Voyager Golden Disc 2.0

A global students competition presented by HAL5 and Janet's Planet. Please spread the word!

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.



Various projects, current and past. Includes Conferences, Project HALO and Alabama Power Grid Defense Committee.


Education Outreach

Local STEM/STEAM activities and school visits to demonstrate how science can be fun, educational and artsy.


Project HALO

Our longest, on-going project. Goals of Project HALO are to provide cheap access to space for small groups, technology development, and education. Amateur altitude record of ~36 miles in May 11, 1997.

Power Grid Defense

Alabama Power Grid Defense

Spearhead long-overdue initiatives to safeguard Alabama and regional power grids from natural and man-made threats. Bring awareness to public, and coordinations with government entities. Power Grid Defense 2018 Conference will be held on Aug. 9 - 12, 2018 at Embassy Suites Hotel, Huntsville Alabama.