Category Archives: Sidereal Times

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director See you in the New Year – the December 11 meeting is cancelled. Time seems more precious than ever as the year winds down, so you’re getting an evening back on your calendar! … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans As mentioned in Rex’ article, there will not be a meeting on December 11. We will resume meeting on January 8. For 2019 the upcoming talks and speakers are: January 8 – Celestial Navigation by Frank Reed … Continue reading

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Arshad Jilani, Our Rocket Scientist

by Surabhi Agarwal On November 8th, 2018, we lost yet another of our members and keyholder, Arshad Jilani. I had the honor and pleasure to get to know Arshad and his family for the past few years. He came to … Continue reading

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India’s Space Ambitions

by Prasad Ganti Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated boldly on August 15, 2018 that India will have one of its citizens in space by August 15, 2022 when India celebrates its 75th independence day. Sounds very much like President … Continue reading

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tikun olam

by Theodore R. Frimet tikkun olam how Aesop met his end I am having a difficult time incorporating our politics concerning the 2nd Amendment with this unnecessary death. This isn’t the venue, now, for a call to revisit the purposefulness … Continue reading

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Aesop rising

by Theodore R. Frimet Aesop rising her moment, a lifetime. Time is not a constant throughout the universe. An intelligent and sentient life, within or without our galaxy, leads a time compressed experience. Our kissing cousins’ seconds, minutes, or even … Continue reading

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The passing of the shadow

by Theodore R. Frimet The passing of the shadow an “eglimpse” of the future Well, my benefactor, once again, left a gift of a journal on the front table. There it waited patiently for the after event of another great … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Parker Solar Probe: Nasa’s Sun mission smashes records America’s audacious mission to “touch the Sun” has now got nearer to our star than any previous human-made object. The Parker Solar Probe passed the current … Continue reading

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