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WELCOME to the Blast Off to the ROCKETRY HOWsession II

On Monday the 30th of April 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, the 21st 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.

Among 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!

Brief Biography:
John Calvert

Mr. 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.

Mr. 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 licensure!

The following are the directions for getting to the Rocketry Seminar:
Heading South from Downtown.

0. The rocketry build session will be held at the ASU Engineering Lab. We'll have a few additional parking passes available in lab room being distributed by a SSS board member. Display your parking pass on the front left dash of your car; otherwise, you may receive a parking ticket from Armstrong Security Police. DON'T FORGET TO (a) PRINT OUT YOUR PARKING PASS BEFORE GETTING TO THE BUILDING, and (b) PUT THE PARKING PASS ON THE DASH OF YOUR PARKED CAR!!

1. 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.

Map 1

2. Turn left into the campus and follow the green arrow route shown above to get to the parking area in front of the Science Department Buidling. WE REPEAT, DON'T FORGET TO (a) PRINT OUT YOUR PARKING PASS BEFORE GETTING TO THE BUILDING, and (b) PUT THE PARKING PASS ON THE DASH OF YOUR PARKED CAR!!

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.

Map 2

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