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Building Your Own Spaceship!

Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM


Grant’s View Branch – St. Louis County Library
9700 Musick Road, St. Louis, MO 63123 United States  + Google Map

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Register Below!

Featured Speaker: Brian Stofiel, Propulsion Engineer; CEO, Stofiel Aerospace LLC

stofiel_aerospace_banner1Want to learn how to quickly prototype and design experiments to produce results in an efficient and affordable way? This fascinating talk on Building Your Own Spaceship includes information on cubesats, hobby rockets, and large scale rocketry.  And demos!

What’s a cubesat?
Ans: a miniaturized satellite for space research made up of multiples of 10×10×11.35 cm cubic units


Building Your Own Spaceship is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis, St. Louis County Libraries, the Photosynthetic Research Antenna Center (PARC), and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (under a St. Louis project grant). Science in St. Louis is based upon work supported as part of the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Award Number DE-SC0001035. We also would like to thank the National Science Foundation for support awarded to Kaitlyn Faries through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program under Award Number DGE-1143954.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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St. Louis County Library – Grant’s View Branch
9700 Musick Road
St. Louis, MO 63123 United States
+ Google Map