Presentation on theme: "Illinois Space Society First General Meeting August 28 th, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Illinois Space Society First General Meeting August 28 th, 2014
Illinois Space Society2 Executive Board Director – Brian Gardas Assistant Director – Alex Case Administrative Director – Min-Yee Deng Treasurer – Rick Wilhelmi Tech Director – Chris Lorenz Educational Outreach Director – Kelsey White Social Director – Jack Fuller Corporate and Publicity Director – Nathan Dye Freshman Positions – ??? [It could be you!]
Illinois Space Society3 Freshman Positions Engineering Council Representative Aerospace Engineering Undergraduate Advisory Board (AEUAB) Representative Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) National Representative Applications will go live immediately following this meeting – The deadline will be Monday, September 1 st at midnight – Interviews will be Wed., Thurs., Fri. of that week
Illinois Space Society4 Technical Projects Chris Lorenz
Illinois Space Society5 Student Launch Initiative Highly competitive NASA project Hands on rocket building Creative payload design – Mars sample return
Illinois Space Society6 RASC-AL Revolutionary Aerospace System Concepts – Academic Linkage Space mission design for National Institute of Aerospace Present before a panel of industry experts This year’s options: – Self-sufficient Mars base – Lunar Base – Robotic mission to Phobos and Deimos – Martian sample return Team Lead position open
Illinois Space Society7 High Altitude Balloon Scientific balloon into the upper atmosphere – 80, ,000 feet Payload chosen by team Team Lead position open
Illinois Space Society8 Hybrid Rocket Engine Solid fuel liquid/gaseous oxidizer rocket More hands on designing and building experience Educational outreach demonstration [Video removed for ease of attachment]
Illinois Space Society9 Other Possible Projects NASA’s Microgravity University Space Grant Regional Rocket Design Competition CanSat Other Ideas? Meeting Wednesday, September 3 rd at 6PM, 103 Talbot [Here!]
Illinois Space Society10 Educational Outreach Kelsey White
Illinois Space Society11 Educational Outreach What is Ed-Out? – Spread knowledge of and interest in space! – Reach out to all age groups-Elementary, middle, and high school kids as well as adults – No experience necessary Why participate in Ed-Out? – It’s FUN! – Also, it’s extremely rewarding to inspire someone’s interest in space
Illinois Space Society12 Major Events Engineering Open House – Student run showcase of the entire College of Engineering – Multiple exhibits Space Shuttle tile, liquid nitrogen, hybrid rocket engine, orbital simulator Possible EOH leadership positions to be chosen at the end of the semester Illinois Space Day (ISD) – Organized and run by ISS – Similar exhibits to EOH, but entirely focused on space – This years speaker TBD; Previous speakers have included distinguished UIUC alumni – Need volunteers to run exhibits, help with sign-ins, set up, take down, etc. (i.e. A LOT of people) – Possible ISD leadership positions to be chosen at the end of the semester
Illinois Space Society13 Other Events Millennium Girls – Early October Elementary and middle school visits Boy Scout Space Exploration Merit Badge SWE Little Sisters Weekend Other ideas!? Typical Activities/Demonstrations – Space Shuttle Tile – Liquid Nitrogen – Egg Drop Contest – Orbital Simulator – (small) Model Rocket Launches – Hybrid Rocket Engine – New Demos!? Meeting Wednesday, September 3 rd at 7PM, 103 Talbot [Here again!]
Illinois Space Society14 Social Activities Jack Fuller
Illinois Space Society15 Social Events!
Illinois Space Society16 Past Events and Bar Crawl Yuri’s Night – Celebrate the first human in space! ISS vs. AIAA Paintball Movie Nights Fall Bar Crawl – Doodle poll to be sent out soon for exam schedules
Illinois Space Society17 Society Trips Alex Case
Illinois Space Society18 Professional…Trips? Why attend conferences: – Meet industry leaders – Meet researchers pushing the boundaries of space – Listen to panels on topics you have never even considered before – Complimentary AAS Student membership with conference registration – Meet Astronauts!
Illinois Space Society19 Past Conferences 2013 Wernher Von Braun Memorial Symposium – ISS’s first time attending the conference – Listened to detailed progress updates for SLS and Orion programs – Attended after conference receptions with industry professionals 2014 Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium – 7 th time attending this symposium – Listened to keynote speech by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden – Had a private sit down discussion with Administrator Bolden – Toured NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Attended after conference receptions with industry professionals
Illinois Space Society20 This Year 2014 Von Braun Symposium – Dates already announced: Oct – Looking into setting up tour of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center while at conference – Can view entire conference program online – Signups will go out in a few weeks 2015 Goddard Memorial Symposium – Waiting on dates to be announced
Illinois Space Society21 In Conclusion… Min-Yee Deng
Illinois Space Society22 The Next Step Fill out Membership Forms – Indicate interest in projects and sections of ISS – Available tonight and on the website, at iss.ae.illinois.edu, soon $10 Dues payable by Cash or Check to “Illinois Space Society” – If you do not have money tonight, give it to an executive member or to Laura Gerhold. Tell your friends about ISS and how they should get involved too! Find us on Facebook!