General Meetings

ASKC General Meetings are held at the UMKC Volker Campus in Royall Hall, Room 111, on the fourth Saturday of each month — except September and December, when we hold our members-only picnic and holiday party.

  • 6:00 pm  Astro 101
  • 7:00 pm  General Meeting

October General Meeting - October 26, 2019

Our October speaker is Alicia Dwyer Cianiolo, an aerospace engineer with NASA. The presentation will discuss her experience landing robots on Mars and the lessons learned from that experience being applied to return people to the moon and eventually Mars. Finally, the presentation will include a discussion of how recent exoplanets discoveries and the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope will impact what comes next. Find out more about Alicia and other woman engineers at



Next Meeting

The next general meeting will be November 23, 2019. Stay tuned for details.

Meeting Location

royall hall map