General Meetings Events

Dawn of the Space Age

Lutz julie

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Space Program Space Shuttles Moon Landing Space Flight History History Of Space

Held on: Nov 21, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Nov 21, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Dr. Julie Lutz

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dr. Julie Lutz, from the Manastash Ridge Observatory and the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the dawn of the space age - everything from Chinese rockets through the end of the Apollo moon landing program.

The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture. 

Shown in date ascending order.

  • NOV
    21

    Dawn of the Space Age

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Julie Lutz, from the Manastash Ridge Observatory and the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the dawn of the space age - everything from Chinese rockets ... more

  • DEC
    19

    Mars Insight Update

    Wed at 06:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dave Cuomo, NASA Solar System Ambassadors and Pacific Science Center Planetarium Director, who will be speaking with attendees about recent results of the Mars Insight Mission. The monthly ... more

  • FEB
    20

    Exploring The First Cosmic Second

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Bruce Balick, professor at the University of Washington specializing in Planetary Nebula,who will be speaking with attendees about the early universe. The monthly general meeting is as ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • OCT
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome our own Vice President of Education Dave Ingram. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from ... more

  • SEP
    19

    Life and Death of Stars

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Ally Witeck, a Physics and Astronomy student at the University of Washington,who will be speaking with attendees about what sun-like stars and supermassive stars go through during their lives. ... more

  • AUG
    15

    Massive Star Geriatrics

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Rubab Khan, from the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the evolution and fates of high mass stars. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the ... more

  • JUL
    18

    Mars, the Opposition, and Insight

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo, both of whom are NASA Solar System Ambassadors, who will be speaking with attendees about Mars, the upcoming Mars Opposition, the Mars Insight Mission, and the Solar ... more

  • JUN
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Matt McQuinn will be speaking with us about the cosmic microwave background, that is, the relic radiation from the Big Bang. Matt is an assistant professor at the University of Washington specializing in ... more