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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  • FEB
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  • DEC
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  • NOV
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    Habitable Worlds and Life in the Cosmos

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

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