Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5)

HAL5 Highlights for 2014


January 2014

Annual membership meeting.


February 2014

HAL5 monthly program on "Cloud Nines - Manufacturing Our Future in Space" with Paul Wieland, Visioneer for Wiseland Services, consultant on habitats in space, gold-medal winning author, former NASA engineer.


March 2014

HAL5 monthly program on "Missions for NASA's New Space Launch System (SLS) Rocket" with Ben Donahue, R&D Principal Investigator, Boeing. HAL5 education outreach (Paper Air Rockets) at Columbia Elementary School, Madison, AL [March 20]


April 2014

Special join program with U.S. Space and Rocket Center on Pass the Torch Series: "Beyond the Movie 2001: A Space Odyssey" with Fred I. Ordway III. Mr. Ordway is the science advisor and technical consultant for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. HAL5 outreach at STE(A)M Fest! (April 12, 2014) at Lowe's Mill with Dynetic's Bigelow thruster and suitcase hybrid, and HAL5's suitcase hybrid. HAL5 education outreach at Horizon Elementary School, Madison, AL [April 14-18]. HAL5's Panoply Testing Station for comets and catapults.


May 2014

HAL5 monthly program with Dr. Barbara Cohen and Dr. Robert Coker, NASA MSFC, on "The Antarctic Search for Meteorites." ISDC 2014 Los Angeles, CA.


June 2014

HAL5 monthly program with John R. London, SMDC Nanosatellite Technology Manager, on "Small, Low Cost Satellites for the U.S. Army."


July 2014

Annual HAL5 picnic and annual election of officers. USSRC and HAL5 hosting Pass the Torch Apollo 11 Panel, and Presentation and Book Signing by Astronaut Don Thomas on July 20. Distinguished panel discussion with space personalities, Dr. Chuck Lundquist, Brooks Moore, Kenny Mitchell, Ed Buckbee, Alex McCool and moderator Astronaut Don Thomas. Special presentation by Don Thomas and book signing.


August 2014

HAL5 monthly program with Les Johnson, engineer and author, on the book Rescue Mode which he co-authored Ben Bova.


September 2014

Impromptu membership meeting due to programming scheduling issue. Talk edabout upcoming events, and Ed Kiker gave a short talk about building habitat from lunar and martian lava tubes.


October 2014

HAL5 monthly program with Mr. Al Reisz on "Engineering the Saturn V. Beyond Rocket Engineering" Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS) Astronomy Day.


November 2014

HAL5 monthly program with Dr. Vladimir Florinski (UAH) on "Voyager: The First Year in Interstellar Space." This was a rescheduled talk from September


December 2014

HAL5 double feature! Space Shuttle history talk featuring David Hitt on "Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986" and Scott Phillips on "Remove before flight. Memoir of a Space Shuttle Team Member". Book sale and signing will follow before and after the talk. HAL5 Christmas Party, date and location to be determined.
HAL5 2014 Annual report to the membership [ Compressed or Full Resolution]

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