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The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, June 13, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EDT Experiencing the Moon at

Private Mission to the Moon Marks America’s First Lunar Landing Since 1972 In a milestone achievement, private company Intuitive Machines succeeded in scoring the first

Image: The Moon’s surface from Chandrayaan-3. Credit: ISRO. NSS Indian Chapters Jubilant Over Successful Touchdown Just a few days after Russia’s Luna 26 lander apparently

By Robin Scott The Sacramento L5 Society (SacL5) Chapter of NSS wrapped up its successful series of 50th anniversary “Breakfast on the Moon” (BOM) events

By Dale Skran With the long-awaited November 16, 2022 launch of the much delayed and far over budget Space Launch System on the Artemis 1

© by Dale Skran, NSS Chief Operating Officer Image: NASA Lucy mission will fly by eight asteroids (courtesy NASA) You can’t develop or settle that

An updated NSS Position Paper just released is reproduced in full below (the original appeared in November 2019). We also have a PDF copy. The

“Many outside NASA do not realize that NASA’s public-private partnerships leverage commercial space services in a way that maximizes the return on precious taxpayer dollars.”

The National Space Society (NSS) applauds NASA’s April 30 announcement by NASA Administrator James Bridenstine that SpaceX, Dynetics, and Blue Origin’s National Team have been

It’s beginning to feel like round two of the space race. The Moon is still the primary objective, but now several nations and private organizations

Image: Artist concept of the Beresheet lander on the Moon. Credit: SpaceIL. By Dale Skran, NSS Executive Vice President Rather than repeating the facts about

Blue Origin in the conceptual design phase of a large lunar lander (called Blue Moon) capable of bringing several metric tons of cargo to the

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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