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.

  • JUL
    20

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    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

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  • JUN
    15

    Solar Exploration

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS member John McLaren will introduce us to some early human interactions with the Sun and their unexpected impacts on our growing technology. He'll discuss how we learned about the Sun before the space ... more

  • MAY
    18

    Juno to Jupiter: Piercing the Veil

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    On Independence Day, 2016, Juno will become the second spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter. Over the ensuing year and a half, Juno will peer through the Jovian cloud tops and will provide a deeper ... more

  • APR
    20

    The Hunt for Habitable Worlds and Biosignatures in the 2020s and Beyond

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Are we alone? This is one of the most monumental and consequential questions humanity has asked itself. In the coming decades, we may finally know whether simple life is common or exceedingly rare in our ... more

  • MAR
    16

    An Astronomy Odyssey: From Viewing to Imaging

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    If you subscribe to the Through the Clouds mailing list, you've certainly seen some of local astrophotographer Mark de Regt's spectacular images of Southern Hemisphere deep sky sights. At this general ... more