Monthly Meetings & Speakers
Please note: The Coronavirus, with its Social Distancing requirements has changed PAS Meetings to being held remotely. Zoom meeting links can be found in our Public Calendar.
Once we can meet together the following info is pertinent. Until then we will be meeting via ZOOM: PAS General Meetings are in LS- 205 at Paradise Valley Community College 18401 N 32nd Street, Phoenix AZ 85032. Doors open 7pm; meeting begins at 7:30. Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend & a snack to share. General Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Changes to the day of the week or the Date are in bold italics.
* Be aware that some meetings start earlier than 7:30pm. Changes in time of the start will be listed in bold italics, also.
* Special Meetings & Lectures may be in other rooms and are announced with the Guest Speaker info below. This info will also be in bold italics when needed to reflect a change.
*** Some meetings have Dinner prior to the meeting and require an RSVP to attend. If a Dinner is listed, see the Calendar link (provided) for more details. PAS Members RSVP for dinner on the Calendar and Guests of PAS, please email Events@pasaz.org with the number in your party by the Day Before the Meeting.
Sep 2: Remote Meeting: Solar System Ices, Speaker: Anna Engle - Phd Student, Northern Arizona University, Winner of NASA's prestigious FINESST grant - Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Oct 7: Remote Meeting: What are Space and Time?, Dr. James Lynch - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Nov 4: "The Search for Life in the Universe" , Klaus Brasch - Ph.D., is a retired bioscientist with a long term interest in astronomy and astrobiology. He has been a volunteer public educator at Lowell Observatory - Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Dec 2: "Rocky, Gassy, Icy, and Dwarf Planets: Exploring the Strange New Worlds of Our Solar System through NASA’s Planetary Missions", Speaker: David Williams Ph.D - Arizona State University - Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Jan 20: "Betelgeuse is Pretty Cool", Dr. Emily Levesque - University of Washington - Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Feb 3: “The Stellina Telescope—The future of amateur astronomy has arrived” , Speaker: Dr. Alex Woronow - PAS Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Mar 3: “Migratory planets and chaos in the young Solar system” Speaker: Dr. Renu Malhotra, University of Arizona Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
Apr 7: “Creating a Space-Faring Civilization – An Introduction to the National Space Society” Speaker: Michael Mackowski, Associate Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Check the PAS Public calendar for login details
May 5: "Mars Ingenuity Helicopter" Speaker: Ted Blank NASA Ambassador and PAS Member Check the PAS Public calendar for login details