2011-2012 NSBE-HSC Chapter Programs

 

* - NSBE Regional/National Program

^ - Joint Program with NSBE Space Special Interest Group

# - Also used as a membership drive

 

Program Target Area

Program(s) to be Implemented

Target Month/Dates

Engineering

Project Arusha^

Conceptual design project for a 48-person lunar base and associated vehicles

Ongoing

Engineering

NSBESAT 1^

Mission design for a small  NSBE space telescope

Ongoing

Engineering

CubeSat^

Prototype development for cubesat deployable telescope payload; joint with NASA Ames Research Center

Ongoing

Engineering

Macho Mengi

Mission design for an interferometric telescope testbed

Ongoing

Engineering

High Power Rocketry

Hands-on design, construction, and launch of high power rockets and associated payloads

Ongoing

Professional Development

Guest Speakers

Presentations at chapter meal events and special occasions

Ongoing

Community Impact

Black History Month

NSBE/BBEA/NTA/USA celebrations

February 2012

Community Impact

Space Blitz^

Legislative visits to Congress in Washington, DC

February TBD, 2012

Community Impact

Space Policy^

Policy recommendations for human spaceflight activity

Ongoing

Community Impact

Juneteenth#

NSBE/BBEA/NTA/USA celebration of Juneteenth

June 2012

Pre-College Initiative

Robotics Mentorship

 Matches participants with predominantly African American local schools to support student teams for various robotics competitions

Ongoing

Social

Chapter Socials

As Announced

Social

African American NASA Family Reunion

Late Spring 2012

 

 

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