NSS Publications & Press Releases NSS Publications & Press Releases

NSS publishes a variety of content including our award-winning ad Astra magazine, our peer-reviewed Space Settlement Journal, and our e-newsletter.

ad Astra Magazine

Ad Astra (“To the Stars”) is the award-winning magazine of the National Space Society, featuring the latest news in space exploration and stunning full-color photography.

Ad Astra Downlink

Ad Astra Downlink is the electronic newsletter of the National Space Society. Its primary purpose is to keep our members informed in between issues of the quarterly magazine Ad Astra.

Space Settlement Roadmap

This roadmap describes the major milestones to be met, and the primary barriers to be overcome, to achieve the NSS Vision.

Space Settlement Journal

The NSS Space Settlement Journal is an online peer-reviewed, open access journal on all aspects of space settlement and activities leading to space settlement.

Policy Documents

This page lists current NSS policy documents, including policy or position papers and other related documents, such as testimony or public comments.

Space 2.0

Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age.

Press Releases

If you are a member of the media and would like to be placed on NSS’ media list, please fill out and submit the NSS News Media Contact Form

Book Reviews

NSS reading space. More than 400 Nonfiction, Fiction, & Children’s Books Reviewed

NSS Blog

Welcome to the National Space Society Blog, your portal to the cosmos, where we explore the wonders of space together.

Archived NSS Publications

To the Stars International Quarterly was a free quarterly online magazine for space-interested and space-enthused people around the globe.

The Moon Miners’ Manifesto

The Moon Miners’ Manifesto was edited and published by Peter Kokh ten times per year from 1986 to 2012.

L5 News

L5 News was the publication of the L5 Society, which merged with the National Space Institute in 1987 to form the National Space Society.