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NASA’s Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy Publishes Report on Clean Power from Space but Leaves Critical Gaps in Technology and Economic Assessments Image: A

There have been two significant advances in space solar power reported this month, in one of which NSS played a role. NSS and the space

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, March 23, 2023, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EST “Space Solar Power: The

By Al Globus, NSS Board of Directors Somewhat simplified, Space Solar Power (SSP) consists of gathering sunlight energy in space, converting this energy to microwaves,

By Joseph M. Rauscher NSS Board of Directors NSS Space Solar Power Program Manager Image: SPS-ALPHA concept courtesy John C. Mankins. Space Solar Power (SSP)

Space Solar Power Symposium 2022 at ISDC May 26-27. Full schedule below. On behalf of the National Space Society (NSS), we invite you to participate

Tokyo commits to space solar power demo by 2025 The National Space Society (NSS) strongly supports Japan’s updated plan for space solar power, which calls

Important Call to Action for Space Settlement and Development A major report from the State of the Space Industrial Base 2021 Workshop, held in New

The National Space Society (NSS) supports the recent UK government proposal for operational space solar power (SSP) by 2040. Prepared by the Frazer-Nash Consultancy, the

By Al Globus, National Space Society Board of Directors Space solar power (SSP) usually involves gathering energy in space, converting it into a microwave beam,

Orbiting Solar Power Stations Would Help to Save the Environment It’s important that the U.S. remain a leader in SSP efforts … the result will

Clean and Unlimited Power from Space Will Mitigate Climate Change The National Space Society is pleased to support the Beyond Earth Institute’s recently announced open

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Partially Successful Flight Reached Space and Demonstrated New “Hot Staging” System The National Space Society congratulates SpaceX on the second test of its Starship/Super Heavy

Ad Astra, the NSS quarterly print, digital, and audio magazine, has won a 2023 MARCOM Gold Award. The awards are given yearly for “Excellence in

By Jennifer Muntz, NSS Member Coordinator On October 10th, an inspiring breakfast event took flight at the Center for Space Education at the Kennedy Space

By Grant Henriksen NSS Policy Committee Benefit sharing is a concept that refers to the distribution of benefits derived from the exploration and use of

People residing and working in space, space settlements, or on long-duration space flights will need to produce infrastructures and food to maintain healthy lifestyles. The

Image: Artist’s concept of the Blue Moon lander. Credit: Blue Origin. Second Human Landing System Contract Encourages Competition and Innovation The National Space Society congratulates