Oct
30
9:00 am09:00

HINSDALE MISSION

  • Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center

The Challenger Learning Center welcomes 5th and 6th grade students from Hinsdale School.  They will be completing the Haley's Comet mission.

Nov
1
6:00 pm18:00

HALLOWEEN PUBLIC MISSION

  • Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center

Fly your broom to the Learning Center for a spooctacular adult only public mission.  Clear the cobwebs from your brain and help your crew successfully navigate through space!  Your mummy said this event will be to die for!  Pizza and drinks following the mission.  Costumes optional.  $30 per person; $50 per couple.

Reserve your spot at fred@drclc.org or (716)379-8686.  Payment is required at the time of reservation: cash, check or credit cards are accepted.  Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center, 182 East Union St., Suite 2, Allegany, NY  14706

Nov
3
6:00 pm18:00

EXPLORING SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES-Kevin H. Miller

  • St. Bonaventure University- Walsh Auditorium

Kevin H. Miller

Monday, Nov. 3 @ St. Bonaventure University – Walsh Auditorium: 6-7 PM

["From Bonaventure to Goddard: How I got to NASA and what I am doing there"]

Dr. Miller graduated from St. Bonaventure in May 2008 with a B.S. in physics and began graduate studies at the University of Florida in the fall of 2008. He graduated from the University of Florida in May 2013 with a Ph.D. in condensed matter physics. In the fall of 2013, Miller was appointed an Optical Physicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. In 2014, he was awarded the NASA Early Career Achiever Award from the Instrumentation Systems and Technology Division.

All lectures are free of charge and open to the public.

We look forward to exploring science together as a community!

Nov
10
6:00 pm18:00

EXPLORING SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES-Taylor Pancoast

  • Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center

Taylor Pancoast

Monday, Nov. 10 @ the Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center: 6-7 PM

["If a tree falls…" A discussion of the nature of reality in general and sound in particular]

Dr. Pancoast graduated from Haverford College (near Philadelphia) in 1970 with a B.S. in chemistry. From there, he went to Michigan State University, graduating with a Ph.D. in synthetic organometallic chemistry. Dr. Pancoast has taught math, physics, and chemistry in grades 7-12, as well as at the college level. Most of his teaching career has been spent at Jamestown Community College, where he has worked for nearly 25 years.

All lectures are free of charge and open to the public.

We look forward to exploring science together as a community!

Nov
12
5:30 pm17:30

DONOR APPRECIATION MISSION

  • Dresser-Rand Challenger Learning Center

Donors to Challenger Learning Center are invited to join us for a mission in the simulator and a demonstration of the Micronauts program.  Look for your invitation in the mail.

Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

EXPLORING SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES-Matthew M. Kropf

  • University of Pittsburgh@ Bradford

 

Matthew M. Kropf

Monday, November 17 @ the Harriet B. Wick Chapel, University of Pittsburgh – Bradford: 6-7 PM

["The Science of Energy Sustainability" An explanation of scientific metrics used to assess the sustainability of energy development ]

Dr. Matthew M. Kropf, Director of the Energy Institute at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. As the director of the energy institute, Matt is responsible for working with the different sectors of the energy industry to develop partnerships such as internships for energy students. Matt also works with the Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development as well as facilities management to make the campus more energy efficient.