News and Upcoming Events


Thursday, Sept. 3: HAL5 monthly program with Mr. Nick Wyckoff on "How far would you go to colonize the stars?"

Engineer/Author, Nick Wyckoff will discuss his book series "The Kalisun Initiative", a near future science fiction novel about man's first attempt at interstellar travel. Listen as author Nick Wyckoff discusses the reasons why he wrote the books and the themes associated with what it takes to push technology to the very limit. This book series attempts to show a realistic approach to colonizing Saturn's moon Phoebe and the likely political consequences of a private corporation doing it without asking permission. There will be a question and answer session and book signing at the end.



Wednesday, October 7: HAL5 monthly program with guest speaker, Mr. Richard Hoover

Mr. Hoover will be talking to us about astrobiology. More information coming soon.



Thursday, December 3: Pluto New Horizon Mission with Mr. James E. Lee

Mr. Lee will be talking to us about the successful New Horizon mission. More information coming soon.


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 .