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Roanoke coordinates: 37o 16' 04" N, 79o 56' 26"W
Altitude is about 1050 feet (320 meters)

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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, July 18th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A,


3rd floor, Center on Church, Down-town Roanoke. This month Dr.


Dwight Holland returns as our featured speaker. An expert in the field of


aero- and astronautical human factors engineering, his program is entitled


“Crashes, Culture and Clashes in Flight Tests for Space: The Genesis of the


SpaceShip 2 Mishap.” Dr. Holland is always engaging and enter-taining, and


we’re pleased to welcome him back. Be sure to join us!

Click here for directions to meeting site.