Entries by Heather Panek

AAAP Business Meeting – Friday, September 9th, 2016 at the Carnegie Science Center

Guest Speaker John Branthoover Soft-Lands On the Moon The September 9, 2016 meeting speaker comes to us from Astrobotic Technology, the lunar logistics firm spun out of CMU’s robotics institute in 2007. John Branthoover, one of Astrobotics’ senior electrical engineers, is our guest. Team Astrobotic won three Google Milestone Prizes: The Landing Prize ($1 million), […]

AAAP August 12 & 13 Star Parties at Wagman and Mingo Observatories

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh opens both the Mingo Observatory and the Wagman Observatory to the public on Friday, August 12th and Saturday, August 13th, 2016. No reservations. No charge. No limit to group size. Just show up. Our star parties feature a rich array of celestial delights. Experience the AAAP telescopes and those of our […]

AAAP July 8th & 9th Star Parties at Mingo Observatory and Wagman Observatory

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh opens both the Mingo Observatory and the Wagman Observatory to the public on Friday, July 8th and Saturday, July 9th, 2016. No reservations. No charge. No limit to group size. Just show up. Our star parties feature a rich array of celestial delights. Experience the AAAP telescopes and those […]

Lecture: Mars Interdisciplinary Studios Final Show (Mars Habitat)

Monday, May 2, 2016 (7 PM) Where: Carnegie Mellon University Studio for Creative Inquiry (CFA-111) What: Mars Interdisciplinary Studios Final Show (Mars Habitat) Join our interdisciplinary class of students, made up of engineers, architects, scientists, designers, computer science majors and creative technologists, as we explore a concept for an inflatable/deployable (semi)autonomous greenhouse for Mars. The […]