General Meetings Events

Dawn of the Space Age

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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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    18

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    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

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  • FEB
    18

    Year of the Dwarf Planet

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    2015 will go down as the "Year of the Dwarf Planet" with unmanned spacecraft from Earth visiting the first discovered dwarf planets, Ceres and Pluto. Along with the investigations by Rosetta at Comet 67P ... more

  • DEC
    17

    If We Can't See Black Holes, How Do We Know They Exist?

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Perhaps you have heard that even light cannot escape the extraordinary gravitational pull of a black hole. Normally, the absence of observable light is not something astronomers would be happy about, but ... more

  • NOV
    19

    A Close-up View of the Andromeda Galaxy

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

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  • OCT
    15

    Table Mountain Star Party 2014 in Review

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Our October general meeting will feature a presentation on the 2014 Table Mountain Star Party. Attendance was up for the second year at the new Eden Valley location, and there were fun times with the ... more