Registration for the March Luncheon is now CLOSED.  However there is still room for the movie at 2 p.m.   Please contact Bev Merrilees at 321-452-5426 or to register for the movie and/or be placed on the waiting list in case there’s a cancelation for the luncheon.

The NAL Florida Chapter will hold its March meeting at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 19th at the Debus Center in the KSC Visitor Complex.  Following a 45 minute social, we will have a buffet lunch followed by a presentation by Canaveral Port Authority Commissioner Wayne Justice.

Commissioner Justice was re-elected to the Commission representing District 3 for another four-year term that began December 2018. He spent 2018 as the chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority.  A Coast Guard Academy and Naval War College graduate, he spent 37 years in the Coast Guard, with 15 of those assigned in Florida.  Justice had 12 years on cutters, specializing in counter drug, illegal migrant, and search and rescue patrols. He retired as a Rear (2 star) Admiral and currently is a maritime consultant.

PLEASE NOTE:  Because we must guarantee our numbers to Delaware North two days in advance, we must pay for the seats we reserve.  If you fail to cancel within 48 hours of the luncheon and don’t attend, we must charge you for your reservation.


New Spaceport Magazine Available Online Today

In the February 2019 issue:

  • Kennedy launch team prepares for Exploration Mission-1
  • NASA, partners update Commercial Crew launch dates
  • The Year in Review 2018
  • Look Ahead 2019
  • EGS gears up for Exploration Mission-1
  • Rocket Lab Electron launches NASA CubeSats
  • Innovators’ Launchpad: Matt Romeyn
  • Innovative liquid hydrogen storage to support Space Launch System
  • Kennedy Space Center honors fallen space explorers
  • Bridging the technological leap to the Moon

Check out the February issue of Spaceport Magazine on the ISSUU digital newsstand. View current and past issues at the ISSUU digital newsstand at

To download or view the accessible PDF version click the cover photo, or view past PDF issues of the magazine at


“Now that I’m retired, what can I do to help the space program?”

1. Join the NASA Alumni League

2. Sign up to Become a KSC Docent

3. Check out the Photo ID Project 


Here’s a hot link to a pretty good article by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the NASA effort to integrate its lunar and Mars programs effectively:

You might want to pass it along to your friends and colleagues who are space enthusiasts.


Click the link below to read the 2018 Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Report Online or Download and Print from your computer



In case you want to link up with some of your NASA and Contractor friends, there are two monthly breakfasts available to you.

  • The first Tuesday of the month there’s a breakfast at the Village Inn in Titusville ( starting at 7:30 a.m.  Many arrive before then; come and join us!    CLICK HERE for some photos.

  • The fourth Monday of the month there’s a breakfast at the Island Gecko Grill on Merritt Island ( starting at 8:30 a.m.  Bring a good appetite!



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