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Image: The James Webb Space Telescope. Art work by James Vaughan. The National Space Society (NSS) is proud to present the Wernher von Braun Memorial

NSS Board of Governors Member Has a Long History of Service in Space Advocacy On May 5, 2023, Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin will receive an

SETI Institute and Mars Institute Planetary Scientist and Chief of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project Will Receive National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award The National Space

Test Flight Paves the Way for the Transformation of Human Spaceflight The National Space Society congratulates SpaceX on a partially successful test flight of its

Seasoned Educator, Aerospace Professional, and Retired Astronaut to Join Other Visionaries and Leaders at National Space Society Conference The National Space Society proudly announces retired

Title: International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2023) When: Thursday, May 25 to Sunday, May 28, 2023 Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas-Frisco Hotel Convention Center,

Chairman and CEO of Voyager Space to Speak at Major National Space Society Event The National Space Society is proud to present famed newspace entrepreneur

Former NSS President and Board of Governors Member Provided Peerless Leadership The National Space Society mourns the passing of former NSS leader Kenneth Money who

Futurist and YouTube personality Isaac Arthur has been elected to be President of the National Space Society for a two-year term, starting immediately. He follows

Same-day Launch of the Hakuto-R Lunar Landing Mission Will Help Support Future Lunar Crews On Sunday, December 11, the National Space Society marked two important

Today’s Launch is NASA’s First Step Toward a New Age of Lunar Exploration and Development The National Space Society applauds the successful inauguration of Artemis

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test Has Successfully Met Its Target Image: Photo of the asteroid moonlet Dimorphos seconds before the DART spacecraft crashed into it.

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Image of Kalpana One space settlement courtesy Bryan Versteeg, spacehabs.com $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