NASA Alumni League-JSC Chapter

NAL-JSC Sponsored Programs

Oct 4 – “James Webb Space Telescope Testing at JSC”, JSC/Jonathan Homan is the speaker, 2:30 – 4 pm, JSC Gilruth Lonestar room

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Oct 17 – “NAL-JSC Social & Dinner – “Growth and New Visions at UHCL”,  Dr. Ira Blake, the new president of UHCL”. Event will be held at the UHCL campus in the Forest Room (room 1418) located in the Bayou Bldg. 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm.  Deadline for reservations is Oct 11 at noon.  Tickets can be purchased from the NAL-JSC Store.

Nov 1 – “T.B.D.”, 2:30 – 4 pm, JSC Gilruth Lonestar room.

Other Monthly Activities

JSC Retiree Luncheon

1st Thursday, 11:30am
Hibachi Grill is on Bay Area between I45 and Hwy 3. The luncheon is “dutch treat”. 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, 3:00pm
The monthly NAL Board of Directors Meeting is held onsite at JSC in Bldg. 57, room 106.

Other Programs of Interest

October 1 – NASA 60th Anniversary celebration — Birthday Cake for all badged employees and retirees!

October 13 – Rice University Football NASA game.  Rice University is honoring NASA alumni/employees in observance of NASA’s 60th anniversary at their football game.  Game starts at 12 pm at the Rice Stadium.  Rice is offering discounted tickets to NAL members, at the same price as to NASA JSC employees, starting at $20.  Purchase your tickets:  https://riceowls.co/NASADay

October 22 – JSC Memorial tree dedication for Col. Donald H. Peterson at 10am.

October 27 Saturday – NASA 60th celebration JSC Open House open to the public – limited # of onsite buildings 10 to 2pm

November 1 – First in series of Apollo 50th celebration events–Apollo 7/8 astronaut panel discussions in the Teague Auditorium 9:30 to 11am. Walt C. and Jim L. will be part of the panel.

November 1- 4  Space Rendezvous in support of Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.  The weekend of events will celebrate the 50th Anniversaries of Apollo 7 and Apollo 8, the legacy and future of space exploration. Tickets are limited and sold as first-come, first served.  NAL members get a discount as identified in the email sent to members.  Click here for event overview