NASA Space Environments Complex Facility Tour

Posted: Sep 12, 2019

McKinley Members, please join us for a facility tour of Space Environments Center at NASA Plumb Brook Station. Nancy O’Keefe will provide a guided tour of the facility on September 27 from 2pm-4pm. Advance Registration is required by September 20. Members only.

The Space Environments Complex (SEC) houses the world’s largest and most powerful space environment simulation facilities. The Space Power Facility (SPF) is the world’s largest space simulation vacuum and Electromagnetic Interference  Chamber (EMI), measuring 30.5 m (100 ft) in diameter by 37.2 m (122 ft) high. The Reverberant Acoustic Test Facility (RATF) is the world’s most powerful spacecraft acoustic test chamber, and the Mechanical Vibration Facility (MVF) is the world’s highest capacity and most powerful spacecraft shaker system.

The SEC is located at the NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. The facility is available on a full-cost reimbursable basis to government, universities and the private sector.

Bring your driver’s license or passport. Arrive no later than 1:45pm.

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Fall Meeting Schedule Announced

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

Please join us for our fall meetings. All meetings are from 6pm-8pm.

September 9: Chet Brandon, ASSP Region 7 Vice President will be helping us kick of the 2019-2020 right.  Beef O’ Brady’s in Brimfield

October 14: Todd VanGorder, Director of Corporate Training at Silco Fire & Security will be discussing fire safety. Maize Valley Winery in Hartville

November 11: Tim Palmer will be discussing cold stress. Papa Bear Pizza Oven in Canton

December 9: Christmas Social. Mike’s Place

January 13: Technical tour of Pneumatic Scale Angelus in Stow, Ohio from 6pm-7pm. Dinner to follow.

August Chapter Meeting

Posted: Aug 06, 2019

The Chapter Executive team will meet on August 12 for a planning meeting. Please come share your ideas for the next year to help our Chapter flourish. Meet at Mike’s Place from  6pm-8pm on August 12. Event listed on Events tab.