Upcoming HAL5 Events of Interests

April 4, 7 pm

April topic TBD. Location: Huntsville Madison County Main Public Library Main Auditorium.

April 27-29

HAL5 at Panoply 2019. Volunteers wanted at "Design Your Own Mission Patch" activity. Volunteer Signup

May 9, 7 pm

Joint program with Society for Technical Communication on "Communicating About Space: Pitfalls and Priorities" with Bart Leahy, freelance technical writer. Location: Huntsville Madison County Main Public Library Main Auditorium [Read More]

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History, Projects, Education and Outreach

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Return to Peenemuende (1991)

Video documentary of the first return visit to Peenemuende, Germany, since the end of the World War II by several surviving Wernher von Braun rocket team members and their families. [Video]

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

Power Grid Defense Committee

Spearhead long-overdue initiatives to safeguard Alabama and regional power grids from natural and man-made threats.