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Image: Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos speaks with Buzz Aldrin, Moonwalker and an NSS Governor, at the NSS annual International Space Development Conference. Credit: Keith

This Flight Is One Step Toward Opening Space to All Humanity On Sunday, July 11, Virgin Galactic launched the first operational passenger flight of their

This Year’s Virtual Conference Streams Free to All Beginning Thursday The National Space Society is proud to announce that Rob Manning, the Chief Engineer of

This Year’s Virtual Conference Streams Free to All The National Space Society is proud to announce the presentation of the prestigious Wernher von Braun Memorial

This Year’s Virtual Conference Streams Free to All The National Space Society is proud to announce NASA’s Chief Scientist, Jim Green, as a keynote speaker

This Year’s Virtual Conference Streams Free to All The National Space Society is proud to announce YouTube influencer Isaac Arthur as a keynote speaker at

The National Space Society’s 2021 Virtual Conference is Free to All The National Space Society is proud to announce former NASA astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson

Video Spots Explain the Benefits of Clean and Unlimited Space-Based Solar Power to Our Planet The National Space Society announced today its “Dear Earth” campaign

SpaceX’s Starship Breaks Another Record, Reaching all Milestones and Landing Safely Image: Starship SN15 after landing (SpaceX) On Wednesday May 5 at 6:24 pm Eastern

The National Space Society mourns the passing of Michael Collins, announced by his family this morning. Colonel Collins flew in space twice, once aboard Gemini

On Tuesday, an experimental unit on NASA’s Perseverance rover called MOXIE achieved a remarkable milestone on Mars, extracting oxygen from the Martian atmosphere. “The success

National Space Society leaders were optimistic about NASA’s future following Wednesday’s Senate confirmation hearing regarding former Senator Bill Nelson as the new NASA Administrator. “Today’s

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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