to the Blast Off to the ROCKETRY HOWsession
the 29th of April
from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, the 20th Savannah Science Seminar
HOWsession will be on Rocketry. Your presenters John Calvert and
SSS Board Member/program facilitators, Jim Goodlett, Paul Taylor and Jim
Gallagher, will be at the host site of Armstrong
State University here in Savannah Georgia.
a vast arrary of information you will be getting,
the following is a brief
outline to the presentation:
* Rocket building
* Teamwork in Design.
>>>MAKE SURE TO WEAR APPROPRIATE
CLOTHES FOR BUILDING ROCKETS - no open toe shoes, no shorts, long sleeve shirts<<<
Please ensure you are wearing safety glasses at all times near power tools! If you don't know how to use any tools, ASK!
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 Gulfstream Aerospace after leaving 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 at GSU Armstrong Camput, Chemistry Building:
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
Heading South from Downtown.
The rocketry build session will be held at the
GSU Chemistry/Science Center building, room 2404, 2nd floor. We'll have parking passes available in lab room
being distributed by a SSS board member. Display
pass on the front left dash of your car; otherwise,
you may receive a parking ticket from GSU Armstrong
Travel south on Abercorn past the Oglethorpe Mall,
the Home Depot/Lowes shopping center, and then
one intersection before the Savannah Mall...Armstrong
State University will be on your left.
Turn left into the campus and follow the blue arrow route shown above to get to the
parking area in front of the Science Department
3. To the south and across the Library Drive street from the SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BUILDING, walk up the sidewalk, and enter the one story building to the
left...and head to the designated room.