Follow Up Items from Feb. 6, 2021 Meeting

To connect with Brett Hoffstadt, the featured speaker from the meeting, and to stay connected with his projects, visit

Inspiration4 will be sending 4 people on a SpaceX Dragon as early as November of this year. One of those seats will go to someone that donates to St. Judes in February 2021. For more information, checkout

The Science & Engineering Fair of Houston is having their annual event this month and is looking for judges. You only need to have a bachelor’s to be eligible to judge. For more information checkout:

Mars Rover Celebration is an exciting educational opportunity for students to gain valuable hands-on experience building a mock-up Mars Rover. It is a memorable experience that may inspire a future space explorer! This project builds on classroom learning, putting students’ enthusiasm and inventiveness to work in conjunction with teachers’ lesson plans: either in the classroom, home schooling, or through community organizations such as the Scouts. Elementary (Grades 3-5) and middle school (Grades 6-8) students interested in science and engineering will participate in the design and construction of a model of a Mars Rover to carry out a specific science mission on the surface of Mars. They need judges also. Find out more at

Space Settlement Entrepreneur Competition: Develop a private space company decades into the future! for High-school and Undergraduate-college students  is an online (virtual) competition for high-school and undergraduate-college students, interested in the future of space technology and entrepreneurship. Over the course of this 3-5 day online competition. March 25, 2021 – March 28, 2021:

Space Settlement Design Competitions:

Texas Science Festival February 16-March 26, 2021. Free and open to science enthusiasts everywhere, the Texas Science Festival is a celebration of discovery and learning. Register now and interact with leading experts from across the sciences, hear about the latest innovations and enjoy virtual events with the whole family.

“Quartered Priced Books” is a place to pick up vintage space books:

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