Paddy Cassidy's Irish Pub
1. Space Shuttle STS-1 Crew Event at
We need volunteer support to provide NSS presence at a special gathering of famous astronauts John Young and Bob Crippen as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first Shuttle launch. This will be held Friday, April 7. We will have a table with volunteers, Ad Astra magazines, NSS literature, and NASA literature. This will be running from 12:30 to 3:30. If you can help, please let us know. So far we have four volunteers.
2. Space Walk of
The Space Walk of Fame is
being built in
- A Space Art contest for
- A Project Gemini Reunion at the end of April.
We had a wide-ranging
discussion of all matters related to historic preservation of the space
We will have our NSS Florida Space Coast Yuri's Night and STS-1 celebration at the Space Walk of Fame on April 12. This is the 45th anniversary of humanity's first flight into space by Yuri Gagarin, and the 25th anniversary of the launch of the world's first reusable spaceship. A local radio station will be broadcasting from the museum that evening. We are also hoping to get an invitation out to all Brevard county high schools. We are working now on publicity for the event.
3. Yuri's Night, FIT and Embry Riddle Events.
We will provide what support
we can to the Yuri's Night celebrations to be held at Florida Institute of
4. April 20 Atlas Launch Public Viewing Event With LISATS
We are planning to repeat
our table with Ad Astras at the next launch on April
20. We are investigating the idea of
alternate locations such as
5. NSS Space Development Conference, ISDC 2006, May 4-7
The annual national NSS conference is coming up and will be in LA this year. See:
With that, the meeting adjourned.
VP and Secretary
Reference on Ongoing Events
1. Chapter Monthly Social
Our chapter meets monthly on
the second Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. These
meetings are held at Paddy Cassidy's in
2. Speaker Meetings
We will also have quarterly
speaker meetings to be widely publicized.
These will take place at the Florida Space Authority headquarters in
A possible speaker might be Guenter Wendt, who we could ask to speak at a venue in
3. National Space Club luncheons.