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The National Space Society is pleased to announce the latest Dr. Martine Rothblatt Space Settlement in Our Lifetime Competition, which will award three cash prizes

The Urgently Needed NEO Surveyor Spacecraft to Detect Dangerous Asteroids Gets Political Boost Image: NASA’s NEO Surveyor spacecraft will identify and characterize asteroids and comets

National Space Society and Club for the Future to Support Youth Development Program in South Texas Image: Participants in the Expanding Frontiers program view a

The National Space Society and Planetary Society Issue Joint Statement on the Urgent Need to Fund Planetary Defense The National Space Society, based in Washington,

National Space Society’s Annual ISDC Conference to Fete Jet Propulsion Laboratory Engineers The National Space Society will honor the NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Mars Helicopter Team

Will Receive the Prestigious NSS Space Pioneer Award for His Accomplishments The National Space Society will host Rocket Lab CEO/CTO Peter Beck at its International

Second Annual Business Plan Contest Doubles Prize Money The National Space Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Martine Rothblatt has renewed her challenge to

Garver Will Receive the Prestigious Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Award for Her Accomplishments The National Space Society will host former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver

The Annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) will be Held in Arlington, VA, May 27-29, 2022 The National Space Society is pleased to announce that

Tokyo commits to space solar power demo by 2025 The National Space Society (NSS) strongly supports Japan’s updated plan for space solar power, which calls

The National Space Society (NSS) congratulates NASA, the Canadian Space Agency, the European Space Agency, and Arianespace for the successful launch of the James Webb

Chairman of the NSS Board of Governors Listed as one of 2021’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors The Chairman of the National Space Society’s Board

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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