to the Blast Off to the ROCKETRY Seminar
the 16th of April
2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, the 19th
Savannah Science Seminar Presentation will be on Rocketry.
Your presenter and SSS Board Member/program facilitator
be at the host site of Savannah
Christian Preparatory School in the school library here in Savannah
a vast arrary of information you will be getting,
the following is a brief
outline to the presentation:
* Basic rocketry principles.
* The Physics of flight and rocketry.
* How rocket motors work.
* How aerodynamics work on rocket airframes and parachutes.
* Comparisons with real world rockets and machines.
John Calvert is a graduate of Central
Missouri State University. Mr. Calvert is an aeronautical
engineer and has studied rocketry since childhood.
He has instructed numerous groups of students (of
all ages, remembering that some of us are still young
adults (if not kids at heart)) on the science of rocketry.
Calvert currently holds a position with a private
aeronautical engineering company, LMI
Aerospace, which manufactures winglets and panels
(skins) for companies like Gulfstream.
Previously he was the Sales Engineer for Nordam
Group when they were working with Gulfstream
Aeropsace. Mr. Calvert has an FAA airframe and
powerplant license, including having an inspectors
following are the directions for getting to the
Rocketry Seminar held at Savannah
Christian Preparatory School:
Heading South from Downtown.
Travel east on I-16, exit the Chatham Parkway
At the top of the ramp, turn left or north, and
take your first left into the Savannah Christian
Prepatory School campus.
3. Go approximentally 1,000 feet
and stop at the Middle School building on your
left as shown in the map below.
4. Proceed to the library where
the session will be held.