NASA Alumni League-JSC Chapter

NAL-JSC Sponsored Programs

March 5“To Boldly Sequence Where No One Has Sequenced Before: How DNA Sequencing is Changing Life in Space”, Dr. Sarah Wallace, JSC Microbiology Lab Technical Lead, Gilruth Lonestar Conference room, 2:30 – 4pm

March 16 – SOCIAL & DINNER – NASA Associate Administrator for Science/ Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

April 2 – “JSC’s Attwater Prairie Chicken Breed Site: How JSC contributes to the endangered species protection program” – This will be followed on another day (TBD) tour of the Prairie Chicken breed site at JSC.

Other Monthly Activities

JSC Retiree Luncheon

1st Thursday, 11:30am
Luby’s – Across the street from JSC and Space Center Houston on NASA Road 1. Organized by Larry Moon.

JSC Retiree Beer Social

1st Thursday, 4:00pm
Under the pavilion, across from the covered entrance into JSC Gilruth. Organized by Larry Ratcliff.  Contributions are appreciated.

JSC Retiree Breakfast

2nd Wednesday, 8:30am
Kelley’s Grill is east of I45 in League City. The meal is “dutch treat”. Organized by Teresa Sullivan.

NAL Board of Directors Mtg

2nd Thursday, 1:00pm
The monthly NAL Board of Directors Meeting is held onsite at JSC in Bldg. 57, room 106.

Other Programs of Interest

If you know of any upcoming space related events occurring in the Houston area, please let send me information about it.

March 18 – JSC SAIC/SMA’s Speaker Forum: “Pre-Apollo 1 Problems and Remedial Action – Crew Compartment and in-Flight EVA”, Gilruth Ballroom, 11:30am – 12:30pm