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On April 24th, NSS member, scholar and disability activist, Dr. Austin Mardon, FRCGS, IAA, was honored with the prestigious NASA Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,

Hosted by Melissa Navia of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,” the ISDC Features Over 100 Sessions and Keynotes by Major Aerospace and Newspace Leaders. The

Award for Pyle’s Body of Work in Media, Including 20 Nonfiction Space Books, NASA Publications, Recording Space History, and Excellence in Space Journalism On May

Image: NASA SpaceX Crew 5 Launch. Credit: NASA Bill Includes an Extension of the Current Learning Period for Human Spaceflight Safety Regulation The National Space

Photo: Gabriel Rothblatt, member of the NSS Board of Directors, at Port Canaveral NSS table. By Jennifer Munz Greetings, fellow members of the National Space

New Office Reporting Directly to the Secretary of Transportation Would Keep the U.S. at the Forefront of Space Commerce and Development The National Space Society

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, May 9, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EDT A Launch Director’s Perspective

Both Creators Host Hugely Popular YouTube Channels Featuring Science and Engineering Isaac Arthur and Brian McManus, the creators and hosts of the hugely popular “Science

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: NASA’s Discovery Program: The First Twenty Years of Competitive Planetary Exploration Author: Susan Niebur, with David W. Brown

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, May 2, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EDT From Campus to the

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Peter Spasov Title: The Music of Space: Scoring the Cosmos in Film and Television Author: Chris Carberry Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 307

Dr. Pascal Lee, a planetary scientist with the SETI Institute and NASA Ames, founder of the Mars Institute and a professor of planetary science at

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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