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New in the NSS Space Settlement Journal are two articles that deal at least in part with the optimal size for space settlements. The 5-Kilometer "Sweet Spot" The first paper by Pekka Janhunen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute deals primarily with illumination in...read more
By Claire McMurray, NSS Chapters Reporter NSS Japan Chapter President Speaks to 3000 Students Contrary to our name, NSS is a very international organization. Taichi Yamazaki, President of the NSS Japan Chapter and CEO and Commercial Astronaut of ASTRAX, Inc., spoke...read more
Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Clifford R. McMurray Title: Piercing the Horizon: The Story of Visionary NASA Chief Tom Paine Author: Sunny Tsiao NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover, Kindle Pages: 266 Publisher: Purdue University Press Date: October 2017...read more
Image: JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai with the Made in Space ZBLAN machine, courtesy NASA. By Dale Skran According to sources inside Made in Space, the company is getting ready for the third flight of their ZBLAN fiber optic cable manufacturing machine. The first...read more
Illustration by Akihiro Ikeshita (C) Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) By Trevor Mills What is Hayabusa2? Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2 (“Peregrine Falcon” in Japanese) is a Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) spacecraft which is scheduled to return a...read more
Here is a roundup of publicity from the National Space Society's 2018 International Space Development Conference BEZOS https://www.geekwire.com/2018/jeff-bezos-isdc-space-vision/ Jeff Bezos: ‘We will have to leave this planet … and it’s going to make this planet...read more
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