HAL5's Origin Story

Cue our theme song ... A long time ago in an Army Base, far away....

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Episode I

Some where in the tundra of Alaska

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Episode II

Back in Huntsville

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Episode III

1980s

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Episode IV

1990s

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Episode V

2000s

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Episode VI

2010s

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Episode X

The Future

Great Scott! Will HAL5 honor the founding parent organization (the L5 Society)'s unwritten bylaw that the society will disband after its first meeting at a space station in the Earth-Moon L5 point? Only time will tell...

Note Worthy Dates X

  • 2016 - Challenger Elementary School unveiled the Challenger 30th Commemoration Wall with joint partnership from HAL5
  • 2015 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach for 2015
  • 2014 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach for 2014
  • 2013 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach for 2013
  • 2012 - Unveiled the game "Pin the Payload on the International Space Station"
  • 2012 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach for 2012
  • 2011 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach for 2011
  • 2011 - Hosted the 30th annual NSS ISDC
  • 2011 - NSS Chapter of the Year for 2010
  • 2010 - NSS Excellence Chapter of the Year Award
  • 2009 - NSS Excellence Chapter of the Year Award
  • 2008 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Public Outreach
  • 2004 - Hosted the Southeastern Space Development Conference (SSDC)
  • 1997 - NSS Chapter Excellence Award for the outstanding public lecture series
  • 1997 - May 11 - HAL5 made amateur rocketry history with the first hybrid rockoon mission, dubbed Sky Launch 1, and is now listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. The rocket was launched from a high altitude balloon at approximately 20 miles
  • 1996 - Unveiled its new educational program, called Project HALO Achievement
  • 1995 - Purchased and donated a reusable tethered balloon to the Huntsville elementary school system in support of the HOPE program
  • 1994 - Start of Project HALO (for "High-Altitude Lift-Off")
  • 1993 - Hosted the 12th annual NSS International Space Development Conference (ISDC)
  • 1993 - City of Huntsville designated the 1993 ISDC as one of its top ten conferences
  • 1993 - Hosted a highly successful 3-day "Junior Cadet Program" as part of the ISDC
  • 1987 - Supported a Space Shuttle "Get-Away-Special Canister" (GAS Can) project for local high school students
  • 1983 - Founding of HAL5