What we're about

The Saint Louis Space Frontier (http://stlouisspacefrontier.org/)is a chapter of the National Space Society (http://www.nss.org). The NSS Vision is: People living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity. Our chapter meets monthly, participates in outreach events, has fun at social events, and hosts the Gateway to Space conference each fall. We were the local hosts for NSS's International Space Development Conference in May 2017. Please join us as we explore, and settle, the Universe! (Meetup Members: You can become full-fledged (uhm, paying) members of St. Louis Space Frontier by visiting our website and clicking on JOIN US! http://stlouisspacefrontier.org/ )

Upcoming events (5)

Inspire Venture Cafe Attendees!

CIC@4240 Duncan--Venture Cafe--2nd Floor

We are excited that we will continue to present at Venture Cafe' every month on the Second Thursday. Venture Cafe' is a unique experience: meeting new people, beverages, presentations, and networking. Each month we will present in the James Crutchfield room (the small room) from 6:00-7:00pm on the Second Thursday. Arrive around 5:30 to check in and mingle. Join in on the space exploration conversation from 6:00-7:00. Hang out and talk to new acquaintances after the presentation. (VenCafe runs from 3:00-8:00 each Thursday.) Please email Christine at [masked] if you'd like to present at a future Venture Cafe' or if you have ideas for topics or presenters.

Monthly ASEM Meeting

Weldon Springs Interpretive Site

Many StLSFnss members are also members of Astronomical Society of Eastern Missouri (ASEM) and attend ASEM meetings on the second Saturday of each Month. Join ASEM members for dinner, business meeting, and presentation at the Weldon Springs Interpretative Center. These events are free, open to the public, and family friendly. Visit the ASEM website for more information. http://www.asemonline.org/

Network at Venture Café Night: 39°N

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4-7:30pm, Venture Café Night: 39°N unites entrepreneurs, scientists, and innovators together to learn, mentor, and support each other. The focus is on facilitating discussions and connections within plant science and agricultural technology. Programming will be curated around a variety of topics from food and energy security to sustainability to big data and machine learning. This program is made possible by Monsanto (http://www.monsanto.com/pages/default.aspx). Check the lineup on our calendar (http://www.vencafstl.org/calendar/)

Attend Monthly SLAS Meetings for Fabulous Presentations!

Washington University

General Information: Many members of St Louis Space Frontier are also members of St. Louis Astronomical Society and attend the SLAS monthly meetings on the Third Friday of each month. The monthly meeting is held in McDonnell Hall Room 162 at 7:30pm and begins with a formal presentation by an "out-of-this-world" speaker. A business meeting is held after the presentation but you don't have to stay for the meeting. 2020 Speakers: 17-Jan-2020 Ryan Clegg-Watkins, PhD Exploring the Moon from Orbit: Paving the Way for Future Astronaut Explorers Washington University 21-Feb-2020 K Michael Malolepszy Probing the Sub-Microwave Universe Part II SLAS 20-Mar-2020 Joseph N Marcus, MD Carl Lampland, Pioneer Infrared Astronomer SLAS 17-Apr-2020 Raymond E Arvidson, PhD What Controls Planetary Climates Washington University 15-May-2020 William McKinnon, PhD Something about Ultima Thule of Course! Washington University 19-Jun-2020 Vayujeet Gokhale, PhD The Science of Light Pollution Truman State University 17-Jul-2020 Amy E Kimball, PhD Radio Quasars & the VLA NRAO National Radio Astronomy Observatory (Zoom Event) 21-Aug-2020 Jeffrey Gillis-Davis, PhD Apollo XIII Plus 50 Years Washington University 16-Oct-2020 Marco Cavaglia, PhD Gravitational Waves Part II University of Missouri: Science & Technology

Past events (946)

First Friday

Saint Louis Science Center

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