This Week’s Links

Two places to visit on the internet that are related to previous posts. First, Tiffany Davis, an aerospace engineer at Georgia Tech becomes an internet phenomenon when pictures of her go viral. Apparently, people do not expect an attractive African-American woman when they see the… Read More

Yuri’s Day & Night

A reminder to our group that Tuesday 12 April is the annual Yuri’s night celebration. This is a chance to celebrate all things space by remembering the flight of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin. There are assorted events in our region. Gainesvilles had… Read More

A Link to Make You Smile

The Westboro Baptist Church staged an anti-NASA protest earlier this week. Fortunately, two science-loving women staged a counter-protest, complete with foil-covered helmets and “God love Uranus” sign. The article ends by stating that Westboro Baptist Church plans another protest at NASA Goddard Institute for Space… Read More

STEM Best Practices

Atlanta section’s own Dr. Thomas Mensah participated on 11 March 2016 in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) best-practices forum at Howard University. Additionally, women students from Spelman College demonstrated a robot they had built. The event was a fantastic opportunity to connect with woman,… Read More

Congressional Visits Day 2016

Despite the shutdown of the entire METRO train system in our nation’s capital, three intrepid AIAA members represented Georgia for Congressional Visits Day 2016. Of the 14 Georgia Congressmen in the House of Representatives, we were able to meet with legislative staff or deliver information… Read More

Atlantic Bold Bets in Atlanta

On Thursday 8 October 2015, The Atlantic magazine hosted another in their Bold Bets series downtown at the Biltmore Imperial Ballroom. The topic was Commercializing the Cosmos, which is possibly the perfect topic for the city with the busiest airport and a university that has… Read More

EPPS Aviation Celebrates Fifty Years

On Thursday, May 28th 2015, Pat Epps, founder of EPPS Aviation celebrated fifty years in business with a hangar party at the Dekalb-Peachtree airport facility. Invited guests including AIAA Atlanta Section members Steve Justice and Bob Greene were treated to food, drink, lots of airplanes… Read More