Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5)

HAL5 Highlights for 2012


January 2012

HAL5 monthly program on "HAL5 Membership and Strategic Planning Meeting." This is your society, help us to help you and our community.


February 2012

HAL5 will be attending U.S. Space and Rocket Center's 'Pass the Torch' Lecture with Mr. Todd May, NASA's Space Launch System program manager, and Mr. Mark Kirasich, NASA's Orion deputy project manager.


March 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on "How to Predict Solar Impacts on GPS and Satellite TV?" with Dr. Linda Habash Krause. Solar/Solar-Terrestrial Physics, NASA MSFC, National Space Science and Technology Center


April 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on "Microfossils, Biomolecules and Biomarkers in Carbonaceous Meteorites: Evidence for the Existence of Extraterrestrial Life" with Richard B. Hoover, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom.


May 2012

HAL5 monthly program on "Solar Effects on Space and Terrestrial Systems" with Dr. Qiang Hu, University of Alabama Huntsville. ISDC 2012 Washington, D.C. HAL5 received the NSS Chapter Excellence Award for Education Outreach for 2011.


June 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on "Space Transportation Infrastructure Supported By Propellant Depots" with Mr. David Smitherman, Technical Manager, NASA MSFC Advanced Concepts Office; and HAL5 member. HAL5 annual election of officers.


July 2012

No HAL5 program due to July 4th Holiday. Have a great Fourth of July!


August 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on "The Most Powerful Reusable Rocket Engine, the Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME)" with Mr. Billy Gonterman, Former Test Conductor at NASA Stennis Test Facility.


September 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on "Superturbine Windpower" with Mr. Ed Kiker. HAL5 End of Summer Picnic (open to current HAL5 Members and Guests)


October 2012

HAL5 Monthly program on NASA's exploration of Mars. "Roving Mars: Pathfinder, Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity" with Dr. Barbara Cohen, MSFC planetary scientist. HAL5 annual picnic. Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS) Astronomy Day. HAL5 will be there!


November 2012

HAL5 November free program with Eric Becnel, President of the UAHunstville Space Hardware Club. Mr. Becnel is also the Program Manager for the cubesat project UAHunstville have going on.


December 2012

HAL5 December free program with Todd May, NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Program Manager. Mr. May will be giving us a status of where SLS as SLS approachs its Preliminary Design Review (PDR) in mid-2013. HAL5 2012 annual report to the membership can be downloaded it here.

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