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SacL5 Meeting 8/12/23

Meeting Notes

  • Greetings
    • See our Contact page for more information about members
    • Joe Leblanc contacted Joe Bland about joining the SacL5 Chapter. Joe L wasn’t able to attend the 8/12/23 meeting.
  • Updates and General Chapter Business
    • Joe B will re-certify SacL5 as a non profit organization as is required each year.
    • Treasurer’s Report
      • Approximately, $8000 in chapter account. 
      • Looking into getting a more flexible bank account with CD interest rates for a portion of the balance
    • Website Report
  • JP Aerospace Blog
    • Time purchases for a balloon flight of the Student prize. No schedule yet 
  • SacL5 High School Student Flight Prize
    • Joe visited California School of Engineering and Sciences in Sacramento, CA to see if there was interest in the SacL5 Balloon Flight Prize
    • Ed will contact the science faculty at Xavier HS, New York, New York to see if there’s interest in competing for the SacL5 Prize
    • Will offer $500 donation to the HS to help with the build
    • Max flight configurations will be 3 joined mini cubes max mass of 750 grams
  • Chapters Assembly Notes
    • A new Chapter Assembly President will soon take office
    • Ed and Perri will soon work on the Fall newsletter
    • Previous newsletters
  • General Discussion
Meeting Details for each Months Meeting
Meeting Call: Sacramento L5 Society, Local Chapter, National Space Society
Where: Virtual presence only, via Zoom
When: Second Saturday, each month
Pre-Zoom notes:
•These meetings are recorded.
•Folks will be asked to briefly share their video, and phone callers asked to identify themselves.
•We use the “waiting room” format. If I keep you waiting, call me and bawl me out! 916-429-6252
Join Zoom meeting:
Find your local number:
Meeting ID: 868 9868 4719
Joe Bland
President, SL5S
7482 Greenhaven Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831
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