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General Meeting Minutes: December 2, 2013

UB-SEDS Meeting Agenda

Monday, December 2, 2013

 

1.   Project Updates

                                          i.    Rocketry Launch (11/29) Review

1.  Pictures on Facebook

                                        ii.    Educational Outreach 12/8, meet outside Jarvis at 10:15 am

1.  Last Outreach event for the semester

2.   Excelis Tour

a.    Going next semester, see email sent today

b.   Need a passport to make it easier

c.    If you are interested in attending, e-mail Steven Coffed by 12/6

d.   When you e-mail Steven include if you have a passport and your citezenship

3.    Antares Rocket Launch

a.    December 17th in Virginia (on a Tuesday)

b.   Driving down in SA van, 70$/night hotel

c.    If the rocket does not launch on Tuesday, we may stay for a little longer to see the rocket launch.  Make sure Steven knows if you are or are not able to stay.

d.   If you are interested in attending, e-mail Steven Coffed by 12/6

4.   SARPA

a.    Kerbal Space Program at 7:00 PM December 2nd (TONIGHT!) in the Student Union Lobby

5.   Space News

a.    ISON survived?

                                           i.    http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/stories/comet-ison-gets-roasted-by-the-sun-but-did-it-survive

b.   Delivery of the future?

                                           i.    http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/01/technology/amazon-drone-delivery/

c.    SpaceX launch Scrub

                                           i.    http://www.spacenews.com/article/launch-report/38410engine-inspection-on-tap-after-spacex-scrubs-thanksgiving-launch

General Meeting Minutes: November 25, 2013

UB-SEDS Meeting Agenda

Monday, November 25, 2013

 

1.   Project Updates

a.    Rocketry:

                                          i.    Next Launch this Friday

                                        ii.    Going: Sab, Mary, Lisa Ray, Prof. DesJardin (plus wife and kids), myself

                                      iii.    Maybe: Andrew

                                       iv.    Driving: Prof. DesJardin, Myself

                                         v.    Maybe: Andrew

                                       vi.    I cannot take anyone else. If someone wants to go, they must find a way up themselves. I sent out multiple emails reminding you if you wanted to go you must do so by last night so there is no excuse if you wanted to go and you did not email

b.   Educational Outreach

                                          i.    December 8th

                                        ii.    Meet out in front of Jarvis at 10:15, the event will go from 11-2

2.   Minotaur Rocket Launch

a.    Last Tuesday (November 19th, 2013)

3.   Excelis Tour

a.    Going next semester, still working on a date

b.   Need a passport to make it easier

4.    Antares Rocket Launch

a.    December 15th in Virginia (on a Sunday)

b.   Rent an SA van and drive down

5.    Nova Articles

a.    Recently published article written by Nick and Andrew!

b.   Anyone can write an article about anything space related to be published in Nova

c.    nova.seds.org

6.   SpaceX Falcon 9 GEO Transfer Mission

7.   Sarpa

a.    Kerbal Space Program at 7:00 PM December 2nd

UB-SEDS Meeting Agenda

Monday, November 25, 2013

 

1.   Project Updates

a.    Rocketry:

                                          i.    Next Launch this Friday

                                        ii.    Going: Sab, Mary, Lisa Ray, Prof. DesJardin (plus wife and kids), myself

                                      iii.    Maybe: Andrew

                                       iv.    Driving: Prof. DesJardin, Myself

                                         v.    Maybe: Andrew

                                       vi.    I cannot take anyone else. If someone wants to go, they must find a way up themselves. I sent out multiple emails reminding you if you wanted to go you must do so by last night so there is no excuse if you wanted to go and you did not email

b.   Educational Outreach

                                          i.    December 8th

                                        ii.    Meet out in front of Jarvis at 10:15, the event will go from 11-2

2.   Minotaur Rocket Launch

a.    Last Tuesday (November 19th, 2013)

3.   Excelis Tour

a.    Going next semester, still working on a date

b.   Need a passport to make it easier

4.    Antares Rocket Launch

a.    December 15th in Virginia (on a Sunday)

b.   Rent an SA van and drive down

5.    Nova Articles

a.    Recently published article written by Nick and Andrew!

b.   Anyone can write an article about anything space related to be published in Nova

c.    nova.seds.org

6.   SpaceX Falcon 9 GEO Transfer Mission

7.   Sarpa

a.    Kerbal Space Program at 7:00 PM December 2nd

General Meeting Minutes: November 18, 2013

 

 

UB-SEDS Meeting Agenda

Monday, November 18, 2013

  1. Project Updates

    1. High Altitude Weather Balloon (In Conjunction with NanoSat)

      1. Working on purchasing parts so that construction can begin

      2. Meetings are at 5:30 on Wednesdays in Bell 250, contact Brian (bbzanson @ gmail.com)

    2. Rocketry

      1. Contact Matt Barker, Meetings are at Wednesdays in Jarvis 338 @ 6:30 PM

      2. Low-Powered Model Rockets (Kevin Duggan) Meetings are Wednesdays in Jarvis 338 @ 8PM

    3. Educational Outreach

      1. The next event will be on Sunday December 8th. We will meet in front of Jarvis at 10:15 and we will be volunteering at the Buffalo Science Museum from 11-2.

    4. NanoSat

    5. Astronomy

      1. ISON Comet

  2. Virgin Galactic Internships : Now Open

  3. Exelis Tour

    1. A defense contractor that does a lot of space related work

    2. There is a possibility to have a tour, there will be an e-mail sent out regarding specifics about the event.

  4. SARPA’s Artemis Night TONIGHT!!!! 7 pm SU Lobby.

  5. Space News

    1. NASA’s MAVEN launch today at 1:28 pm.

      1. http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/nasas-maven-bound-mars-today/story?id=20923763

    2. ORS-3 Launch

      1. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=671949729511557&set=a.187360704637131.40118.178186248887910&type=1&ref=nf

  1. Additional information

    1. SEDS USA staff positions are open, you can apply at seds.org

PDF: UB-SEDS Agenda 11-18-13

General Meeting Minutes: February 25, 2013

  1. Rocketry
  2. Astronomy
    1. Tonight!
  3. High Altitude Weather Balloon
  4. RocketPlane
    1. Meeting Wednesday 5:30 PM at Jarvis 338
  5. Educational Outreach
    1. Sunday 3/3, 11-2PM
  6. Suitcase Rocket
    1. Meeting tonight at 7PM
  7. NanoSat
  8. Yuri’s Night
    1. Meeting after meeting?
  9. E-week Results

10. TSAA Conference

  1. October 25th-27th
  2. Call for Papers
    1. i.    Deadline: March 29th

11. Space News

  1. Canadian asteroid-hunting satellite to launch Monday
  2. Commercial crew program threatened by budget cuts
  3. SpaceX launch week begins with static fire Monday

 

General Meeting Minutes: February 18, 2013

  1. Rocketry
  2. Astronomy
  3. High Altitude Weather Balloon
  4. RocketPlane
  5. Educational Outreach
  6. NanoSat
  7. Suitcase Rocket
    1. Meeting tonight at 7PM
  8. Yuri’s Night
    1. Next Meeting?
  9. E-week
    1. Schedule Reminders

10. TSAA Conference

  1. Call for Papers
    1. i.    Deadline: March 29th
    2. ii.    October 25th-27th

11. Academic & Engineering Ball Tickets

12. Space News

  1. Streaking meteor unleashed biggest blast in a century
  2. Experts: Asteroid flyby no threat to Earth or satellites

General Meeting Minutes: February 11, 2013

  1. Rocketry
    1. No meeting today
    2. Meeting Wednesday at 5PM and Friday at 3PM
  2. Astronomy
    1. Aim for an event this week
  3. High Altitude Weather Balloon
  4. RocketPlane
    1. E-mail will be sent out later today
  5. Educational Outreach
    1. 2/17
  6. NanoSat
  7. Yuri’s Night
    1. Meeting after SEDS meeting
  8. E-week
    1. Next week!
    2. Sign-ups
  9. Space News
    1. Monday launch to continue legacy of research
    2. Curiosity collects powder sample in first drill on Mars

General Meeting Minutes, Wednesday January 23, 2013

UBSEDS General Meeting Minutes, Wednesday January 23, 2012

 

Rocketry:

Still doing certifications. Wednesday at 5 for weekly meetings.

Astronomy:

Maybe when it gets warmer.

HAWB:

Thursdays at 5PM, Jarvis 338

RocketPlane:

Working with rocketry.

Edu Outreach:

Feb 3rd, 11-2. Leave around 10:15

NanoSat:

General Meeting Friday @ 11am in Bell 250

Suitcase Rocket:

Sign-ups

Yuri’s Night

Need volunteers for planning committee.

Botwars:

Sign-ups. The matchup is on the 22nd.

Spring Open Houses:

Next Monday, 1/28

ASX Symposium:

This Friday 1/25,

Leaving around 3pm

Staying overnight

General Meeting Minutes: Monday, November 26, 2012

UB SEDS General Meeting Minutes

 

Project Groups:

 

Astronomy:

Impromptu solar observation, possibly, this week

 

HAWB:

Payload construction completed.

 

RocketPlane:

No meeting this week.

 

Educational Outreach:

It is this Sunday, 11am-2pm. Meet 10:15am outside of Jarvis. Please RSVP for a headcount.

 

NanoSat:

Meeting with MOOG

 

Rocketry:

First launch this past weekend. Pics and Vids are in the dropbox.

 

SpaceVision 2012

If you have receipts for gas or parking, please give them to Mary ASAP!

 

ASX (Astronomy and Space Exploration Society) Symposium

Annual trip to U of Toronto, more information to come! Tentative date: January 25th

Yuri’s Night

Need volunteers for planning committee. April 11th or so

Botwars

We have a prototype up and running. Still need volunteers to build this robot!

 

Holiday Party/Space Movie Night

This Saturday, 12/1, hideous Christmas sweater: Funds are necessary, $5 per person please!

General Meeting Minutes: Monday, November 5, 2012

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UB SEDS General Meeting Minutes

Project Group Updates!

Rocketry

Astronomy: No news, keep looking up

HAWB: Construction, help still needed

RocketPlane: Meeting Wednesday at 5:45, Phil will be sending out an email

Educational Outreach: Next venture being planned

SpaceVision 2012 IS THIS WEEK!!

Still register! UB SEDS members: $25 (spacevision.seds.org/ub/member)

UB Students $40 (spacevision.seds.org/ub)

SpaceVision Banquet, Register for this if you haven’t!!

$45 (sapcevision.seds.org/banquet)

Volunteers

Polo shirts coming in tomorrow

Student Life: 2nd open forum meeting tonight at 9pm, Student Union Theater