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By Dale L. Skran Copyright 2019 The deceptively simple term “space settlement” can become controversial among space advocates. The purpose of this essay is to
Opinion By Jeffrey Liss The discussion about the hundreds of millions of dollars and euros that have already been pledged to rebuild the Cathedral of
Yuri Gagarin became an international hero when he rocketed into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human to orbit the Earth. His pioneering
You are invited to participate with the National Space Society in the greatest adventure of human history and our manifest destiny to settle the solar
March 12-16, 2017 By Dale L. Skran, NSS Executive Vice President March Storm is the primary Washington, D.C., legislative blitz for the Alliance for Space
The Alliance for Space Development (ASD), the National Space Society (NSS), and the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) are sponsoring the annual March Storm Washington DC
By Dale Skran, Chair, NSS Policy Committee February 21-23, 2016 SEA Blitz NSS will be participating in the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) 2016 legislative Blitz.
On 27 July 2015, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, eleventh President of India and a friend and inspiration to the National Space Society (NSS), passed away.
The National Space Society is organizing jointly with the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) a “home district” blitz during August when Congress is in recess and
Last week the House passed an Appropriations bill that cut the funding for NASA’s commercial crew program to restore U.S. independent crew access to the
June 1, 2015 – Toronto, Canada The National Space Society has released an International Lunar Decade Declaration in support of an international campaign to return
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Category: NonfictionReviewed by: Peter SpasovTitle: Behavioral Health and Human Interactions in SpaceAuthor: Nick Kanas, M.D.Format: Hardcover/KindlePages: 447Publisher: SpringerDate: February 2023Retail Price: $89.99/$89.99ISBN: 978-3031167225Find
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Image of Kalpana One space settlement courtesy Bryan Versteeg, spacehabs.com $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