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 descending order.

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  • APR
    18

    Oumuamua

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

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  • MAR
    21

    Stephen Ruhl: Battle Point Astronomical Society's Edwin Ritchie Observatory

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Stephen Ruhl from the Battle Point Astronomical Association, who will speak with attendees about the Edwin Ritchie Observatory, planetarium, and some of the other opporrtunities that their club ... more

  • FEB
    21

    Astronomy and Space Centered Education

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Nik Joshi, from Raisbeck Aviation High School, and Oliver Fraser, from the UW Astronomy department will be speaking with us about local astronomy and space centered education through the UW College in their ... more

  • DEC
    20

    The Galactic Context Model

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Michael Dempster is a retired science teacher formerly with the Olympia public schools. He will be presenting a new astronomy teaching and visualization tool of his own design, the Galactic Context Model. ... more