Upcoming HAL5 Events of Interests

March 7, 7 pm

Adventures in CSI (Crime Scene Investigation). Truth is Stranger than Fiction with Weldon Walles, Retired Master Peace Officer and Certified Crime Scene Analyst. Location: Huntsville Madison County Main Public Library Main Auditorium [Read More]

April 4, 7 pm

April topic TBD.

May 2, 7 pm

May topic TBD.

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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]

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Return to Peenemuende (1991) Video

This video documentary was created in September 1991 to record the first return visit to Peenemuende, Germany, since the end of the World War II in 1945 by several surviving Wernher von Braun rocket team members and their families. Permission was granted to HAL5 by Dick Curtis to add the opening/closing texts for the video and to upload to YouTube. [Video]

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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.