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March Chapter Meeting

UPDATE: Speaker changed to Mr. Eric Schwartz, applications engineer at Trilion Quality Systems. Trilion instruments measure deformation by digital image correlation, in the same venue, the Palmdale AERO Institute.  We will host Dr. John Hunter on April 22nd.

Date:  Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time:  6:00 P.M. Dinner; Speaker at 7:00 P.M.
Location:  AERO Institute
38256 Sierra Hwy
Palmdale, CA 93550

Topic:  Sundance, The first practical solar airplane

SPEAKER: Dr. John Hunter

John obtained his doctorate in theoretical particle physics from The College of William and Mary in 1984.  He ran the Super High Altitude Research Project (SHARP) 400 foot long hydrogen gas gun in the 90s at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. SHARP launched scramjets at Mach 9 and set other records.  He founded Water Station in 2000, a non-profit supplying water to desert travelers at 140 Water Stations on the Southern California border.  Dr. Hunter also started Citizens for All American Canal Safety, which resulted in the installation of 100 safety lines with buoys in the All American Canal.  John worked with a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team delivering gun truck armor kits to US soldiers in Iraq during 2004 and 2005. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, USA today, Smithsonian Magazine and the National Enquirer. Dr. Hunter currently manages two companies: Sundance Solar LLC and Star Sports LLC.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space please RSVP to Dr. Roger Fountain: Roger.Fountain@lmco.com    phone: 661-572-5019
Ashok Shah:  Ashok.Shah@lmco.com   phone:   661-572-7243

Mark your calendars – SAMPE High Desert Symposium is coming up in September 30!

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