JSCAS hosts public star parties throughout the year.
Nickel's situation prior to joining JSCAS supports Schultz's belief: "My boys and I were out there, lost, without any guidance in astronomy, and then I met Bob Taylor, who introduced me to JSCAS; he opened up the universe for me.
Part of the magic behind JSCAS, says Taylor, is that it is a "meeting of friends, families, and the stars.
JSCAS is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the area of astronomy awareness in the Houston area.
We have no ladder climbers here in JSCAS, only members.