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.


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May NSA Club Meeting

  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library 500 North Dunton Avenue Arlington Heights, IL, 60004 United States (map)

Kent Nebergall of the Mars Society will discuss human planetary expeditions. After four decades of limited launch capability, the U.S. is at the threshold of having three major systems, with two of them being highly affordable.  Are we ready?  There are also serious issues that may hamstring the next space technology revolution.  How will this new space age compare to our dreams from the late Apollo Era?