Latest items from the NSS Blog:
The joint meeting of the Society for Technical Communications (STC) and Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society is something to communicate about. In October 2018, STC President Julie Blair presented the idea of a joint STC and HAL5 meeting. Freelance Technical Writer...read more
Opinion By Dale Skran, Chair of the NSS Executive Committee In the martial arts there is something called a "committed strike." That is a blow which cannot be "pulled" or changed in direction by the initiator. The action is complete and will bring either total victory...read more
The National Space Society (NSS) applauds Jeff Bezos for the hope and inspiration he delivered to the world on Thursday, May 9 when he took the stage in Washington, D.C. to present his company Blue Origin’s plans for improving life on Earth (see his full presentation...read more
This Space Available, by Emily Carney. To gain some perspective upon the role of the astronaut-scientist within NASA during the mid-1960s, this author reached out to Dr. Edward Gibson, a member of 1965’s Astronaut Group 4 and Skylab 4 science pilot.read more
The National Space Society (NSS) applauds NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine’s April 29th endorsement of building and operating an orbiting infrared telescope, NEOCam, to detect and track Near Earth Objects (NEOs). NEOs are objects that approach or cross the Earth’s...read more
National Space Society to Honor NASA Astronaut Al Worden at Its 2019 International Space Development Conference
The National Space Society (NSS) has named astronaut Al Worden the 2019 recipient of NSS' Space Pioneer Award for Historic Space Achievement. Worden flew to the Moon on Apollo 15. The prestigious award will be presented to Mr. Worden at the Society's 38th annual...read more
The National Space Society makes it possible for anyone to actively engage in space-related activities.
The National Space Society works to elevate awareness of the importance of space to our future.
What is vision of the National Space Society (NSS)?
People living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity.
How can I help?
How does NSS influence space policy?
How does NSS support education?
We at the National Space Society work to inspire the next generation of space leaders and believe space holds the key to the future of life on Earth. NSS educational activities include engaging teachers, students, and community in learning programs and providing educational opportunities that improve the quality of space-related education and themes. Our educational competitions, lessons, activities, and programs span grades K-12, university, and post-doctoral age levels as we strive to provide educational opportunities to advance the careers of space-interested students from around the world.
What about NSS in my community?
A chapter of the National Space Society is a relatively informal group of space enthusiasts who join together for camaraderie and to promote the NSS vision. See Directory of NSS Chapters.
What is ISDC?
The International Space Development Conference (ISDC) is the annual conference of the National Space Society, the premier citizen’s space conference bringing together NSS leaders and members with leading space sector managers, engineers, scientists, educators, and businessmen. The next ISDC is in Arlington, Virginia June 6-9, 2019 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel.
The 2019 International Space Development Conference
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