Events tagged with Nasa

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  • JUN
    16

    Theft of the Night - Fighting Light Pollution & Protecting Remote Observing

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS presents Tim Hunter: Theft of the Night-fighting light pollution & Remote observatory operation Since 1986, Tim Hunter has been interested in the growing problem of light pollution. In 1987, he and Dr. David Crawford founded the International Dark-Sky Association, Inc. (IDA). IDA is a nonprofit corporation devoted to promoting quality outdoor lighting and combatting the effects of light pollution. Since 2007, he has written a weekly “Sky Spy” column for the ... more

    3 attending
  • MAY
    19

    The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA Nasa Solar System Ambassador & former SAS President, John McLaren! We are thrilled for John's presentation entitled, "The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun". Abstract The Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the Sun's surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launched on Aug. 12, 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability ... more

    1 attending
  • APR
    28

    NASA's Dr. Giada Arney, "The Story of the Universe with the LUVOIR Telescope"

    Wed at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA's Giada Arney! Dr. Arney is a Research Space Scientist in the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and we are thrilled for her presentation entitled, "Telling the Story of Life in the Universe with the LUVOIR Concept". If revolutionary telescopes, deep space discoveries, and the latest on NASA mission proposals excites you than you won't want to miss this! Members log in for link at 6 PM. Public log in at 6:30 PM at ... more

    1 attending
  • FEB
    18

    Mars Perseverance Rover Landing

    Thu at 11:15 AM
    Open to Public

    We are almost at the finish line! Join the SAS community as we have our fingers crossed for the successful landing of this monumental, once in a decade event. NASA's Perseverance rover is set to touch down on Mars Feb. 18, 2021 at approximately 12:55 PM PST. This robotic astrobiologist will search for signs of ancient life, pave the way for human exploration, and collect rock and soil samples for future return to Earth. Join the world in watching this monumental event. Coverage from ... more

    0 attending
  • JAN
    30

    2016 Banquet - The Great American Total Eclipse of 2017

    Sat at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Banquet reservations are sold out. See you there for a great meal and a great talk about next year's "Big One" by the one and only.... Mr. Eclipse, himself, Fred Espenak will be our guest speaker at our 2016 Annual Banquet! On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from the contiguous United States for the first time since 1979. Espenak will present a detailed preview of this exciting event with maps, photos and weather prospects along the eclipse path based on ... more

    over 5 years ago

    Reservations Sold Out

    Reservations are all sold out for the 2016 Banquet - The Great American Total Eclipse of 2017 (banquets event) is scheduled for Jan 30, 2016, 05:00 PM. See you there for a great meal and a great talk about next year's much-anticipated eclipse by Mr. Eclipse, himself, Fred Espenak!

    3 attending