The feature topic of the night is: Australian Rocketry Activity.
Members of the Tripoli Rocketry Association will be talking about their organisation and its V2 replica rocket project.
Then we will hear from the RMIT Space Technology Association and their AUSROC 2.5 project including its longer-term hopes of building an Australian launch platform.
Regular items will include:
1. Association business: Arrangements for the final meeting of the year (the Association’s annual dinner) and the Orion EFT-1 test flight launch party.
2. Member activities: A report on a road-trip to Starfest at the Siding Spring Observatory, Coonabarabran, which included Andy Thomas delivering the 2014 Bok lecture.
3. Space news: Including Rosetta update, NASA’s Commercial Crew award decision, other New Space News and a preview of the Russian Angara 5 heavy-lift launch vehicle maiden flight.
4. Retrospective: The 45th anniversary of Apollo 12
And as always, plenty of time to chat!