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Why Space Tourism?

Why Space Tourism?

Opinion by Dale Skran, NSS COO Image: Blue Origin team after the July 20 successful flight. Courtesy Blue Origin. The age of space tourism at long last dawns for a second time (the first dawn consisting of those orbital tourists launched by the Russians a while back)....

Ecuador Chapter Zoom Presentation on Space Advocacy July 28

Ecuador Chapter Zoom Presentation on Space Advocacy July 28

Join the Guayaquil Space Society (NSS Chapter in Ecuador) on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 for the Zoom presentation “Space Advocacy: How to Get Your Government Interested in Space Policy.” The presenters are Tim Chrisman, Co-founder and Executive Director of the...

Report on National Space Society Chapter Events

Report on National Space Society Chapter Events

By Robin Scott Illustration: Emily Carney and O'Neill space settlement (Don Davis, NASA) Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society On May 13, 2021, the Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society hosted space enthusiast and writer Emily Carney, who presented “Gerald K. O’Neill...

Breakfast on the Moon #5 Webinar Is a Go for Launch August 7

Breakfast on the Moon #5 Webinar Is a Go for Launch August 7

Image: Featured Presenter Apollo Mission Control Flight Director Gerald D. Griffin When: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 7:00-8:30 AM PDT Topic: Breakfast on the Moon #5 - A celebration of Apollo 15’s 50th Anniversary To register for Breakfast #5, click the link below....

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The National Space Society makes it possible for anyone to actively engage in space-related activities.

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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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