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NSS Space Forum Oct 21 with Astronaut Eileen Collins

NSS Space Forum Oct 21 with Astronaut Eileen Collins

You are Invited to a National Space Society Space Forum Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EDT Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars: A Conversation with Col. Eileen Collins, USAF (retired) With Special Guest Jonathan Ward, moderated by Dave Dressler...

National Space Society Cheers Second Crewed Flight of New Shepard

National Space Society Cheers Second Crewed Flight of New Shepard

Crewmember William Shatner speaks eloquently upon return from the record-breaking flight Today marks another dramatic first in the world of NewSpace, the second crewed flight of the commercial New Shepard spacecraft, with famed “Star Trek” actor William Shatner flying...

Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5) Hosted NSS Space Forum on SLS

Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5) Hosted NSS Space Forum on SLS

By Robin Scott The HAL5 Society chapter of NSS, in cooperation with NSS, hosted the NSS Space Forum on August 5, 2021. Brian Matisak, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Systems Engineering and Integration Office Deputy Manager at Marshall Space Flight Center, presented...

Space Educator Award open for applications

Space Educator Award open for applications

Lynne Zielinski (second-from-right in the photo), NSS Vice President of Education and Outreach, is Chair of the National Space Club's Space Educator Award and is currently accepting applications for the award. The National Space Club has established this award with...

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The National Space Society works to elevate awareness of the importance of space to our future.

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NSS is engaged in a variety of educational activities to inspire students in STEM, STEAM, and space.

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?
NSS releases position papers, runs a Political Action Network, participates in regular Congressional visit blitzes, and is a major thought leader on space issues. The United Nations also recognizes NSS as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with official observer status at relevant UN meetings.
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.

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