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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

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. Two new books illuminate the challenging times two NASA Group Five astronauts experienced during the 1970s, a decade more

On August 7, 2021, the Sacramento L5 Society (SacL5) and the National Space Society (NSS) started their day with a hearty helping of the Apollo

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. In late 1974, NASA was already laying the groundwork for its next big space endeavor, the Space Shuttle. The
Apollo 15 remains well-documented, from entries on the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal website to its astronaut’s autobiographies, which include Al Worden’s 2011 Falling to Earth

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

This Space Available, by Emily Carney. The 1970s didn’t start out on a promising note for astronaut Vance Brand. The first five years of the
A recently unveiled 1970 letter from then-astronaut Dr. Philip Chapman to his fellow astronaut-scientists revealed, in his own words, his frustration with NASA’s lack of

This Space Available By Emily Carney “Sputnik 1 was launched in [October 1957], which meant that the space age was really here, but I was

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. A recent addition to the Apollo library, John Rocco’s How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and

Please mark your calendars! On Saturday morning, February 6th, NSS Chapters’ Assembly and the Sacramento L5 Society NSS chapter will host the fourth in their

You Are Invited to a free National Space Society Space Forum Via Zoom on Thursday, January 28, 2021, 9:00 to 10:15 PM EDT ASK AN

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Image of Kalpana One space settlement courtesy Bryan Versteeg, $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