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CURRENT HAPPENINGS


23 April Section Luncheon Scheduled
Speaker: John London, US Army - SMDC
Topic: "SMDC Space Initiatives"
Click to download announcement

2015 Sackheim Engineering, Science, & Math Scholarship Announced
Click to download details and application

The X-15: Learning From NASA’s First Hypersonic
Research Airplane Short Course

Scheduled for 6 April
Click to download announcement containing registration information

AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee Essay Contest Winners Named
"As a future space tourist, where would you go, and what would you do?"
Congratulations to the winners:
Ben Calvert, an 8th grade student at Veritas Classical School
Click to download Ben's essay
and Isaac Haynes, a 7th grade student at Veritas Classical School
Click to download Isaac's essay

Acoustics Overview and Aerospace Acoustic Test Systems
Short Course Presentation Available for Download

Click to download presentation

Article on AIAA Birthday Events in eMag
Click here to see article.
Click on link in menu at left to access all articles

Dr. William J. Emrich of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Selected as AIAA 2015 Engineer of the Year
“For conceiving of, designing, and bringing to operational status the megawatt-class Nuclear Thermal Rocket Element Environment Simulator.”

Section Newsletter Resumes Publication - Congratulations and Thank You to Editor Dr. Gabe Xu
Click for January 2015 Issue of Telemetry

Pumpkin Blast Presentation Available
Click to download from the Cloud
Rules, Design, Analysis, Simulations, Construction, Competition
Dr. Arloe Mayne to Receive AIAA Sustained Service Award
Recognizes significant service and contributions to AIAA

Second Section of Cable/Harness Class Scheduled for 2 April
Training being repeated due to overwhelming demand.
Click to download announcement

Articles on Three Recent Activities in eMag
Click here for First Flight Commemoration Contest article.
Click here for Santa's Lab article.
Click here for STEM Run article.
Click on link in menu at left to access all issues

December Issue of View from the Chair Now Available
A column by the Section Chairman providing an update on recent accomplishments and a look at what is planned.
Click to see December issue
Click for all issues

Hypersonics Lecture and Movie from Dayton Trip Available
Click to download briefing
Click to download movie

Greater Huntsville Section Coin Available
$7.00 per coin; Contact any Section Officer
Click to learn about the coins


Pumpkin Blast Article from AIAA e-Newsletter Available
Click to download article

Congratulations to 2015 Greater Huntsville Section Associate Fellows
Dr. Michael R. LaPointe
Tracy L. Lamm
Dawn R. Phillips
Dr. Jonathan Mark Janus
Mr. Thomas E Hannigan, III
Dr. Rani W Sullivan
Dr. Nancy Jan Davis

Mobile Chapter of Greater Huntsville Section Has Been Formed
Will serve AIAA members within the Mobile area
Contact Courtney Kronenberger or Bob Coke for further information.

Auburn University Student Branch Faculty Advisor Dr. Joseph Majdalani
Selected for prestigious 2015 AIAA Faculty Advisor Award
Previously received Greater Huntsville Section’s 2014 Konrad Dannenberg Educator of the Year Award

The Section is looking for help in several areas
Click on the Help Wanted item on the menu to the left
And consider where you could fit in.

John Fay Dynamics Lunch & Learn Presentation Available OnLine
Click to download presentation

Section Pictorial Organization Chart Now Available
See your Officers and Directors
Click to see organization chart

Link to Section Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/GreaterHSV.AIAA


Click here to download 2011 Revision of Section Bylaws


Click here to download Adobe Acrobat (pdf document reader).
Click here to download PowerPoint Viewer (PPT presentation viewer)



2014-2015 Chairman Mr. Ken Philippart


Welcome to the Internet home of the AIAA Greater Huntsville Section and thanks for visiting us.


We hope that you will explore this website thoroughly. If you enjoy it or find it useful, please don't hesitate to let us know. Likewise, if you see a need for any improvement please let us know. Once again, thanks for stopping by, and we hope that you enjoy your visit!

 

 


Pages may be accessed by the menu at the top left or by clicking on the underlined blue links.



The ABOUT US page tells about the AIAA and the Greater Huntsville Section.



Click OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS for a list of the Section's Officers and Directors and associated email links.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

Vice-Chair Kurt Polzin presents Congressman Mo Brooks
with an AIAA mug in appreciation
for speaking at a Section lunch



Update Your Data

Go to AIAA.org to update your email address and other data. That's how we know where to send meeting announcements, etc.

Membership Upgrades

Check the AIAA website at upgrade to learn how to become a Senior Member or Associate Fellow or how to nominate a member for Fellow or Honorary Fellow

AIAA Logo Items

See AIAA promotional and gift items by clicking here.

Rocket Designer Tim Pickens Speaking at a Young Professionals Meeting



The CONTACT US page encourages you to contact the Section Chairperson or the webmaster with comments or questions.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

Col. Frank Effrece, Jr., MSIC Deputy Director, receiving AIAA mug
from Vice-Chairman Ken Philippart after speaking at February 2014 lunch.

 

Section Members Serve as Moonbuggy Race Officials and
the Section Provides Design Awards

 
The MEMBERSHIP page explains benefits of AIAA membership, and tells how to obtain information about membership. 
 

 


The AWARDS page describes the awards given by the Section, and provides information on recent recipients.


The PRE-COLLEGE STEM OUTREACH page covers several activities, such as Engineer's Week, Yuri's Night, our Scholarship Program, and the Section's Space Program.


Click on Civil Space to go to the Section's biennial Civil Space Symposium website.

Photo by Arloe Mayne

Outgoing Treasurer Sheree Gay (C) receives AIAA Special Service Citation
from 2011-2012 Chairman Emmett McDonald and
2013-2014 Chairman Dr. Ram Ramachandran


Prof Hermann Oberth and Dr. Wernher von Braun
at 1961 ARS Awards Banquet


 

 



The STUDENT BRANCHES page lists the Student Branches in the Section's geographic area, with links to their Faculty Advisors.


 

 

The GHSV EMAG page contains articles, writeups, etc. about Section activities.


The HELP WANTED page lists several areas where volunteers are being sought to provide help to the Section.


The MOBILE CHAPTER page has information about the activities, points of contact, etc. of the Section's chapter in the Mobile area.


DOWNLOADABLE ITEMS (under Documents) provides links to various items, including announcements, meeting presentations, etc.


The QUICK LINKS list at the top of the last column provides links to other websites which might be of interest.


Photo by Arloe Mayne

US Space & Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart with two winners
of the AIAA/UAH Space Shuttle Orbiter Art Competition

 Announcements

Interest Survey for Potential Section Activity 
by Lt Col Kenneth D Philippart
 7/17/2014 11:27 AM
 
Downloads Attachment
by Arloe Mayne
 5/24/2012 3:46 PM
 
 

 Quick Links

 Calendar

4/1/2015 12:00 AM   Call for Robert L. Sackheim Scholarship Applications 
Tentative date for distributing the call for scholarship applications.
4/1/2015 11:00 AM   TN Section Luncheon--"My SpaceX Story" by Tom Mueller Attachment
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Tennessee Section will have a luncheon meeting on Wednesday April 1 at the Arnold Lakeside Club. The event is open to all. The speaker is: Tom Mueller: My SpaceX Story SpaceX designs,...
4/2/2015 4:00 PM   Soldering Class 2: Cable/Harness Training 
Due to overwhelming demand, we will conduct a second offering of this course.
4/2/2015 7:30 PM   Huntsville Area Rocketry Association Monthly Meeting 
http://hararocketry.org/hara/ For more than 30 years HARA has promoted amateur rocketry as a tool for teaching mathematics & the physical sciences through our innovative & hands-on flight opportunity programs. Our diverse club membership shares...
4/4/2015 11:00 AM   4th Annual Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony Attachment
AIAA veterans and other AIAA members are guests are invited to attend. Guest speaker will be BG (Ret) Joseph S. Stringham who organized the original Mike Force battalion, featured in John Wayne’s movie, “The Green Berets.” See attached flyer for...
4/6/2015 12:30 PM   Short Course on X-15 Test Program Attachment
Course instructor and outline: Jeb S. Orr is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Draper Laboratory, where he performs analysis and design of flight control systems for launch vehicles and spacecraft. Dr. Orr serves as the Space Launch System...
4/9/2015 5:15 PM   Greater Huntsville Section Council Meeting 
4/12/2015 6:00 PM   Yuri's Night 
Yuri's Night will be celebrated at a new venue this year and has changed format.
4/13/2015 12:00 AM   31st Space Symposium 
The Space Symposium is the premier gathering of the global space community. Attended by top-level representatives from the global space community, the Space Symposium features presentations and panels that provide insight into space developments and...
4/15/2015 12:00 AM   Associate Fellow Upgrade Nominations Due 
Please note: AIAA is no longer using the Associate Fellow online nomination system. Please use the word documents for Nomination and Reference Forms. All emails containing these forms will receive a confirmation of receipt. Important Dates: •15...
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