Want to Go To Mars?

The folks over at fivethirtyeight.com have put together a series of posts called “Earth to Mars.” It covers basics such as why go and how much will this cost to more complex questions such as what to pack, legal ramifications, and how the trip might… Read More

C-141B Restoration

Some years back, we had a dinner speaker talk about the aviation museum in Marietta. That project is now The Aviation Wing of the Marietta Museum of History. While our local section is not an official sponsor, it may be useful for members to know… Read More

Think Big. Dream Big.

A new IMAX film produced in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) looks to explore engineering contributions to the world and its future. See more about it and where to view it at http://www.dreambigfilm.com/  

Support Your Neighbor Section

Last Monday, two AIAA Atlanta section members attended a speaker luncheon hosted by the Greater Huntsville AIAA Section. The speaker was Scott “Shuttleman” Phillips, author of Remove Before Flight. Mr. Phillips was on the engineering team responsible for the external shuttle tanks. He was a… Read More

Are you eligible for Membership upgrade?

Nominate an Outstanding Peer for Member Advancement Bolster the reputation and respect of an outstanding peer—throughout the industry. All AIAA Members who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, and who have made notable valuable contributions to the arts, sciences,… Read More

Space in the Media

It has been a good week for space themes in popular media. This week’s episode 8 “Space Race” on NBC’s freshman drama Timeless revolves around the Apollo 11 landing, including computer Katherine Johnson as one of the heroes. Hidden Figures, a movie specifically about African-American… Read More