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Image: Dr. Greg Autry, second from left, and Michelle Hanlon, at far right, testifying at the House hearing. On December 12, Dr. Greg Autry and

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, December 14, 2023, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EST 2023 Space Year in

Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Douglas G. Adler Title: Moonshot: A NASA Astronaut’s Guide to Achieving the Impossible Author: Mike Massimino Format: Hardcover/Kindle Pages: 224 Publisher:

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

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

Speaking Proposals will be Accepted at the Conference Website Through March 31, 2024 Potential speakers are welcome to submit abstracts for the National Space Society’s

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

The National Space Society invites you to the next NSS Town Hall Thursday, November 16, 2023, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EST NSS Membership Overview

Category: NonfictionReviewed by: Peter SpasovTitle: Behavioral Health and Human Interactions in SpaceAuthor: Nick Kanas, M.D.Format: Hardcover/KindlePages: 447Publisher: SpringerDate: February 2023Retail Price: $89.99/$89.99ISBN: 978-3031167225Find this book Spacecraft are confined

The International Space Elevator Consortium (ISEC), in conjunction with the National Space Society (NSS), is conducting a student academic challenge contest regarding the concept of

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

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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