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“Photographing America’s First Astronauts” Reveals Unseen Dimension of Mercury Program
This Space Available, By Emily Carney. A new photo book shines a light upon the Mercury Project, 60+ years young.
NSS Congratulates NASA and Blue Origin for Lunar Lander Selection
Second Human Landing System Contract Encourages Competition and Innovation The National Space Society congratulates Blue Origin of Kent, Washington for their selection by NASA to develop a second human lunar landing system (HLS) by the end of the decade. The first HLS...
NSS International Space Development Conference Starts Next Week
National Space Society Event Will Run from May 25-28. Discount Rates Still Available. The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference® (ISDC®) will be held on May 25-28, 2023, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel & Convention...
May 23: Meet with Emilee Richardson, NASA JPL Digital and Social Media Group
You are invited to attend via Zoom the next meeting of the Iowa Chapter of the National Space Society. Event Title: "Space is for Everyone: Telling NASA Stories via Social Media" Guest: Emilee Richardson - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Digital and Social Media Group...
Long-Serving Space Settlement Advocate Mark Hopkins Passes On
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 his past service to the National Space Society that we announce the passing of Mr. Mark Hopkins on Monday, May...
Five for Fifty: Unsung Heroes of Skylab
This Space Available, By Emily Carney. While it would be impossible for a blog post to list the thousands of personnel – NASA and contractors – who contributed to Skylab, here are five people who helped to change Skylab’s image from a possible giant space blunder to a majestic space station capable of thousands of experiment hours that captured humanity’s imagination for decades.
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