Space Settlement

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A total of 26,725 students participated in the 2023 NSS Gerard K. O’Neill Space Settlement Contest with 4,567 entries from 19 countries around the world.

Former National Space Society CEO Had a Long History of Supporting Space Initiatives Photo by Christian B. Meza. It is with condolences and appreciation for

Category: Documentary film Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: Beyond Tomorrow Written and Directed by: Brett Ryan Bonowicz Produced by: Brett Ryan Bonowicz, Gunny Scarfo, Reid

This Space Available, by Emily Carney. We catch up with NASA’s rebel with many causes during his 1970s era.

By Dale Skran Most NSS members take it for granted that the term “space development” is widely understood. After all, we have been running the

The National Space Society is pleased to announce the latest Dr. Martine Rothblatt Space Settlement in Our Lifetime Competition, which will award three cash prizes

“…And then they fight…” By Dale Skran Image from the program on Discovery+ with red graphic added There is an old cliché that new ideas

Second Annual Business Plan Contest Doubles Prize Money The National Space Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Martine Rothblatt has renewed her challenge to

Many familiar faces among the NewSpace entrepreneurs, including Jeff Bezos, were O’Neill acolytes in their younger days. His story is, from start to finish, the

You are Invited to the National Space Society Space Forum Thursday, October 28, 2021, 9:00 to 10:15 PM EDT Farming in Space for Future Space

You are Invited to the National Space Society Space Forum Thursday, June 3, 2021, 9:00 to 10:15 PM EDT Gerard K. O’Neill and the Future

Multiverse Media & Space Channel to host the online premiere of the documentary film “The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill” on

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Image of Kalpana One space settlement courtesy Bryan Versteeg, $32,000 in Cash Awards Given for Best Space-Related Business Plans — Deadline March 1, 2024

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: John J. Vester Title: Nuclear Rockets: To the Moon and Mars Author: Manfred “Dutch” von Ehrenfried Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 270 Publisher:

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