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JANUARY 27, 2017 - General Membership Meeting at 8:00 PM
will be at this location:

New Franklin City Hall   Our New Meeting Location !!!
5611 Manchester Road
Akron, OH 44319

                Click for map to New Franklin City Hall

 
Please note that we ALWAYS encourage the public to attend ANY of our events, including meetings.
Come and enjoy the lecture and talk to us about astronomy!

8:00 PM - Call to order and introduction of tonight's program:

Speaker:

Dr. Geoffrey A. Landis, NASA Glenn Research Center

Presentation:

"What's New on Mars"

About our speaker:

Dr. Landis:

 

Geoffrey Alan Landis (born May 28, 1955) is an American scientist, working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on planetary exploration, interstellar propulsion, solar power and photovoltaics. He holds nine patents, primarily in the field of improvements to solar cells and photovoltaic devices and has given presentations and commentary on the possibilities for interstellar travel and construction of bases on the Moon, Mars, and Venus. Supported by his scientific background, Landis also writes hard science fiction. For these writings he has won a Nebula Award, two Hugo Awards, and a Locus Award, as well as two Rhysling Awards for his poetry. He contributes science articles to various academic publications.
 

Source: Wikipedia Link
 

Source: NASA Glenn Research Center Link


9:00 PM - Brief coffee-break / discussion time
 
9:15 PM - Business meeting to be called to order and will include the following:
 

Meeting Agenda in a Microsoft WORD file

 

Meeting Agenda in a PDF file

  ●  Treasurer's Report
  ●  Observatory Director's Report
  ●  Calls for observations
  ●  New Business
 
  Link to Dr. Landis' last talk in this area
   
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