STEM Wars

On Saturday 23 April 2016, the second annual STEM Wars event was held on the campus of Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Atlanta, GA. The event brings together students from middle school, high school, and college and connects them with professionals in science, technology, engineering,… Read More

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