SOFIA stratospheric aircraft with the mission participant of the Kepler Society and the Johannes Kepler observatory. On February 7, 2017, Hildrun Bäzner-Zehender started together with 38 other participants on a mission to the Sofia observatory. She is a board member of the Kepler Society, an astronomer at the Johannes Kepler Observatory in Weil der Stadt and also looks after the youth groups there.
Former physics teacher and co-supervisor of the astronomy youth group of the Kepler Society Margarita Riedel from Weil der Stadt was selected for a research flight on board SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) in 2018. At the end of February 2019 the time had come.
Read more: Margarita Riedel on board the SOFIA flying observatory
On the occasion of the 450th birthday of Johannes Kepler and the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's spectacular space flight, Germany's first space avenue was opened on October 16, 2021 on the newly designed market square in Weil der Stadt. The space avenue is a joint project of the city administration and the Kepler Society.
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Dear members of the Kepler Society,
our general assembly 2021 will take place on November 30th, 2021, 6 p.m. Due to the pandemic, the meeting will be held online as a Zoom conference, as it was last year. The link with which the connection can be established is: https://zoom.us/j/5854873973
A function test is planned for November 23, 2021, 6 p.m. under the same link. There is also a link to the instruction manual for "Zoom":
We wish all members a successful participation in the online conference.