Latest items from the NSS Blog:
From Dale Skran, Chair of the NSS Executive Committee: NSS VP of Space Development Greg Autry has an essay on the American Energy Society website. The link is here: https://www.energysociety.org/space-research-can-save-the-planet.html This article provides a great...read more
Ambassadors from Earth: Pioneering Explorations with Unmanned Spacecraft, by Jay Gallentine. Reviewed by Clifford R. McMurray. It’s impossible to do justice to the epic scope of this book in a short review. What Tom Wolfe did for the astronauts in The Right Stuff, Gallentine does for robotic explorers in this wonderful book.read more
A grass-roots media project involving some NSS members is now available on Amazon Prime: "50/50 Lunar Legends" a new documentary about the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing and hidden figures of the U.S. space program from Apollo to the present. 50 people were...read more
By George Mancuso On July 25, 2019 Starhopper rose to an altitude of approximately 20 meters at the SpaceX McGregor Texas facility while also performing a pad translation. Starhopper is a low fidelity prototype, intended to test Raptor engines and control systems for...read more
The purpose of this just-released NSS Position Paper is to clarify and explain current and potential benefits of space-based capabilities for life on Earth from environmental, social, and economic perspectives, including: A) Space activities having a positive impact...read more
On July 20, 2019 at 8 pm, Dale Skran, NSS Chair of the Executive Committee spoke to a small but enthusiastic crowd at the headquarters of the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey on the topic “New Rides to the Moon.” The UACNJ includes 12 astronomy clubs in the New...read more
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