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After decades of tinkering, Peter Beck and Rocket Lab are poised to bring low-cost launches to the world. A couple of interesting articles from Bloomberg. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-06-29/at-18-he-strapped-a-rocket-engine-to-his-bike-now-he-s-taking-on-spacex https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-06-29/the-tiny-satellites-ushering-in-the-new-space-revolution

Date: Wed 5th July – Society Meeting: 7:30pm, Location: Space Place, Carter Observatory Pseudo Science in Astronomy – Sarah Taylor As humans, we don’t like not knowing the reasons or […]

Date: Sat 2nd July at 7:00pm, Location: Tawa College. See many wonderful objects, star clusters, galaxies, dying stars and nebulae. We will be focusing on objects around the galactic centre […]

We are holding a midwinter dinner for WAS members (and others) on Saturday 15th July at the Johnsonville Community Centre. Cost for WAS members is $25 per person. For non […]

When: Wednesday 7th of June 2017 at 7:30 pm Where: Space Place, Carter Observatory, Upland Rd, Kelburn, Wellington Subject:  So, our Universe is a Hologram??  Presenter Antony Gomez Two corner […]