Tickets begin at $150/person.
The annual joint SSP (Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh) / AAAP meeting is on Wednesday, October 18th this year. As in past years, the event is held at Duquesne University’s Power Center Ballroom.
PLEASE NOTE: Reservations for this meeting are required (see link below)
TECHNOLOGY FORUM – 5:30 PM
4 H Robotic Team
“4 H Robotic Team Demonstration”
The 4-H Robotics Group will describe their robotics program, the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Competition, show short videos of the FIRST Program, their local robotics group program and competition, and demonstrate the capabilities of their latest robot which made it to the Semi-Final round of this year’s competition.
TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM – 8:15 PM
Dr. Blaise Canzian
“From John Brashear to 21st Century Optics and Telescopes”
Telescopes have evolved both in technology and mission since the early days of John Brashear’s company. Today’s telescopes are tasked with satellite laser ranging, laser satellite communication, challenging astronomical research, and satellite imaging. Complex engineering combined with new technological advancements in optic fabrication have expanded our space situational awareness and enable astronomers explore the universe like never before
AAAP members who wish to volunteer must make arrangements with Lou C (please see the Guide Star). Open house beings at 7pm, volunteers please report between 6-6:30pm. Times listed are approximated and may differ.
Please Note: This is a free but ticketed event and requires advanced reservations.
More Info: http://www.pitt.edu/~aobsvtry/tours.html