NASA Alumni League-JSC Chapter

The JSC Chapter of the NAL was formed in 1989 under the leadership of former JSC Director Gerry Griffin. The JSC NAL was founded in order to provide local retired NASA personnel the ability to use their talents and experience to tell NASA's story to the public, to contact legislators regarding their views on space-related issues, testify to key committees of Congress and, if called upon, to perform independent assessments of space-related issues.  Membership is available to any person who worked for NASA as a federal civil servant or was a Department of Defense (DOD) employee assigned to NASA.

former employees of NASA or the Jet Propulsion Lab

NAL no longer accepts checks on behalf of the NCSF.  Donations to this fund should be sent by check directly to:

NASA College Scholarship Fund
c/o AH/Director, Human Resources Office
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX  77058

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A link to presention charts from the August 4 NAL monthly presentation are on the Educational Programs page.

NAL-JSC Upcoming Activities
2nd Thursday of each month - NAL Board of Directors Meeting starts @ 3:00 PM and is held in Suite 300 at the Tietronix building at 1331 Gemini (across the road from the JSC Credit Union).
NASA Alumni League Programs
Sept 1 - "DNA Sequencer on ISS", Dr. Aaron Burton, Principal Investigator, 2:30-4:30pm, Giruth upstairs
Oct 6 - TBD
Nov 15 - NAL Fall Dinner/Social - Preliminary Results of NASA's Twins Study, Dr. John Charles, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, NASA Human Research Program
Other Local Programs of Interest
August 12 - "1. Results of JSCAS solar eclipse expedition #44 March 9, 2016 2. June 2, 2016 asteroid fireball 3. Hitomi spacecraft observations 4. Recovery of spy satellite USA 186 5. Plans for JSCAS solar eclipse expedition #47 August 2017 to Nebraska 6. Carter House Observatory, and 7. Transit of Mercury in Bolivia.", 7:30 pm in the auditorium of the USRA bldg (3600 Bay Area Blvd. at Middlebrook)

NAL has an agreement with JSC management to provide our members a NAL-JSC badge with your picture, valid for the one-year period of annual membership. The badge provides members entry to JSC, free admission to Space Center Houston and an additional $20 discount off the annual JSC Gilruth Retiree gym membership.  The badge is obtained and renewed in JSC building 110 at the main gate.

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