November Dinner Meeting: Climate Change Engineering, Science & Public Policy

Please join us Tuesday, November 3, 5:30pm, NASA/JSC Gilruth Center, Alamo Ballroom for 2 presentations:

  • Using SPDM (Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator) DEXTRE and the International Space Station (ISS) robotic arm to install climate science instruments such as CATS (Cloud Aerosol Transport System) by NASA/JSC robotics engineer, Ian Mills
  • Climate change science & public policy by Nobel laureate Dr. Bruce McCarl of Texas A&M University

RSVP today (or visit the Eventbrite page)!

Bonus: “Experience Model S in Houston at the November AIAA Meeting.”
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In Memory of James C. McLane III

AIAA Houston Section member James C. McLane III died suddenly at age 70 on Saturday, September 22, 2015. Among other contributions to AIAA, his contributions to our Section’s newsletter, Horizons, added up to more than 50 pages from 2007 to 2014. Those pages are available in a special issue of Horizons via download (57 pages, 9 MB) (PDF).

Official Memorial Service at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman, Houston Texas 77004 (phone 713-529-3589), beginning at 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 10,  2015. Immediately following we will move to the Bradshaw-Carter funeral home, 1734 West Alabama Street, Houston Texas 77089 (phone 713-521-0066), for a reception, about 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Official Obituary for James C McLane III, Houston, TX written and published by his daughter and his family.