Upcoming HAL5 Events of Interests

October 13, 1 - 5 pm

HAL5 at Annual VBAS Astronomy Day.

November 1, 7 pm

"NASA SLS Development Status and Mission Opportunities" with Ben Donahue, Boeing. [Learn More]

November 3, 12 pm

"Space History at the UAH Archives: Collections and Stories from the Archives." Location: Lower Level of the UAH Salmon Library. RSVP to Yohon@HAL5.org.

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History, Projects, Education and Outreach

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Voyager Golden Disc 2.0 Students Competition

A global students competition presented by HAL5 and Janet's Planet to re-create the Voyager golden disc 2.0. [Read More]

about us

About Us

Not-for-profit 501(c)(3), space educational and advocacy organization that believes space development can stimulate our world with immeasurable benefits and ultimately room to grow for our society.


Monthly Programs

Monthly public talks on wide range of science, space, technology and science fiction talks. Opportunity for audience to engage with the speaker one-on-one.



Various projects, current and past. Includes Conferences, Project HALO and Alabama Power Grid Defense Committee.


Education Outreach

Local STEM/STEAM activities and school visits to demonstrate how science can be fun, educational and artsy.


Project HALO

Our longest, on-going project. Goals of Project HALO are to provide cheap access to space for small groups, technology development, and education. Amateur altitude record of ~36 miles in May 11, 1997.

Power Grid Defense

Power Grid Defense Committee

Spearhead long-overdue initiatives to safeguard Alabama and regional power grids from natural and man-made threats.