News and Upcoming Events


Wednesday, Feb. 3. Annual Membership Meeting

Annual membership meeting to talk about the state of HAL5 and NSS. We will also be discussing various upcoming events HAL5 is involved in as well as suggestions for speakers. The event will take place at the Huntsville-Madison County Main Library's Auditorium at 7 pm.


Thursday, March 3. Topics in Solar Weather

Solar weather talk by Dr. Qiang Hu (UAH). Additional information will be posted when it becomes available. The event will take place at the Huntsville-Madison County Main Library's Auditorium at 7 pm.


Thursday, April 7. Application of Terrestrial Environments in Orion Capsule Assessments

Mr. Robert (BJ) Barbré of Jacobs Engineering support NASA MSFC will be talking to us about "Application of Terrestrial Environments in Orion Capsule Assessments." You will learn about how terrestrial environments impact launch vehicle and crew capsule design to ensure robust design, detailed operational planning, and understanding of accepted risks.
The event will take place at the Huntsville-Madison County Main Library's Auditorium at 7 pm.


Thursday, May 5. Special Topics in Solar Phenomena by Ms. Mitzi Adams (NASA MSFC)

Details forthcoming. The event will take place at the Huntsville-Madison County Main Library's Auditorium at 7 pm.



Recently, HAL5 received the NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Education Outreach for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

For a fourth year in a row, HAL5 was awarded the NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Education Outreach. Special thanks to our members, supporters and attendees of our monthly programs to HAL5 one of the most active chapter in NSS! Thank you!


Would You Like to Speak to HAL5?

Would you like to give a talk to HAL5 on subjects related to space, space exploration, space science, space tourism, technology, aerospace technologies, planetary defense, and STEM? If you do, please .

HAL5 Officers' Meeting

Members and general public are welcome to attend the HAL5 Executive Officers' meetings. The Tuesday after our Monthly program, except for holidays, at 6 pm at Newk's on University Drive.

Project HALO Regular Work Night

Open to all current HAL5 members. We meet on Tuesday from 7 PM to 9:30 PM at Steve's except for holidays and other conflicts. If you are interested, please .