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Free MiniCube Balloon Flights to the Upper Atmosphere Image courtesy JP Aerospace The Sacramento L5 Society (SacL5), one of the oldest continuous non-profit space advocacy

By Hoyt Davidson, NSS Executive Vice President The National Space Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the seminal 1923 publication of Hermann Oberth’s Die Rakete

Educator and STEM Advocate Feted by American Astronautical Society Janet Ivey, known for her PBS show “Janet’s Planet” and as an advocate of STEM/STEAM education

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 Lynne F. Zielinski Vice President of Education, National Space Society National Space Educator Award Chair, National Space Club The National Space Society (NSS) is

Image: Asteroid mining illustration from 2020 Cities in Space winner Allen Academy (High School category). STEAMSPACE Education Outreach® is hosting its 7th Annual Cities in

By Lynne F. Zielinski Vice President of Education, National Space Society National Space Educator Award Chair, National Space Club The National Space Society is happy

Four teachers from Georgia, Iowa, Texas, and Wisconsin, have been selected to serve as “Embedded Teachers” with the Carthage College Microgravity Team. The Embedded Teacher

Better Futures is a new event series produced by Liftport Group which aims to bring together space community leaders to discuss space topics of interest.

Applications due December 6. This is a repost/reminder of the original post from September 6. Lynne Zielinski (second-from-right in the photo), NSS Vice President of

Lynne Zielinski (second-from-right in the photo), NSS Vice President of Education and Outreach, is Chair of the National Space Club’s Space Educator Award and is

The National Space Society (NSS) and Mars-Moon Astronautics Academy & Research Science (MMAARS, Inc.) conduct an annual contest challenge to address possible diet plans for

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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