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NASA Plans New Human Lunar Landing System

Friday, May 17, 2019 - by Danne Polk

NASA reported on May 16, 2019 that the agency has awarded $45.5 million, the funds spread between eleven companies, including Boeing in Texas, Lockheed in Colorado, Masten Space Systems, Aerojet Rocketdyne, SpaceX and SSL in California, among others. 

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NYT Astronomy and Space Calendar

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - by Danne Polk

The New York Times has created an Astronomy and Space Calendar that you can add to your Google and iOS calendars. 

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Bay Area Telescope Company Says Asian Manufacturers Harmed It

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - by Danne Polk

"The Bay Area’s last telescope store is heading to court over claims that Asian manufacturers worked together to monopolize the American market..." 
The San Francisco Chronical  article by Sophia Kunthara was published on April 3, 2019  

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Markleeville Times & Dates Under Consideration

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - by Danne Polk

ASN is planning a Star Party in Markleeville this summer. There are six different dates under consideration. Four of those dates have conflicts. The final vote to decide the date was to be decided at the May 14, 2019 meeting.

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