NSA Club

Northwest Suburban Astronomers

Club Meetings: Meetings are on the Friday nearest the full moon each month.
Check our Events page for each month's meeting location.
Business Correspondence: The club's official mailing address for business correspondence is
PO Box 261, Dundee, IL 60118.

Our club is based in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. With a wide range of interests, experience, and equipment, our membership is over 150, making us one of the largest astronomy clubs in the mid-west. Here you can find out about our public meetings, star parties, and the benefits of becoming a member. Thanks for visiting, and clear skies.


Back to All Events

August Meeting: Apollo Mission

  • Willow Recreation Center 3600 Lexington Dr Hoffman Estates, IL, 60192 United States (map)

Speaker:  Michelle Nichols of the Adler Planetarium

Title: "Apollo Mission"

Abstract: The Apollo Mission was a watershed event in the history of rocketry, space exloration, of the USA and, indeed, all mankind. In this talk Ms.  Nichols will explore this historic achievement including the background, the major events of the program, and the implications for both science and space exploration then and now.

Earlier Event: July 31
July Meeting: Show-and-Tell
Later Event: September 12
Public Star Party - Afton Woods