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Category: Nonfiction Reviewed by: Peter Spasov Title: Alien Earths: The New Science of Planet Hunting in the Cosmos Author: Lisa Kaltenegger Format: Hardcover, Kindle Pages:

Category: Children’s Books Reviewed by: Susan Raizer Title: An Unlikely Astronaut Author: Susan Kilrain with Francis French Illustrator: Becky Hardy Age Range: 5-8 years Format:

Former Astronaut was the Subject of the Amazon Hit Movie A Million Miles Away Former NASA astronaut and STEM advocate Jose Hernandez will give a

The National Space Society is pleased to announce Melissa Navia, who portrays Lieutenant Ortegas in “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,” will be the host of

The National Space Society invites you to the next Town Hall Thursday, April 11, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EST A Preview of the

Image: NSS COO Dale Skran stands next to Representative Summer Lee (D-PA) during March Storm By Jonathan Dagle, NSS Policy Committee Chair March Storm, the

Kilrain Was the Youngest Person to Pilot a Space Shuttle Susan Kilrain, an aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut, will join the roster of preeminent

Haot Will Speak About the Opportunities Presented by Artificial Gravity Platforms in Earth Orbit Max Haot, the CEO of Vast Space, will join the roster

Led the Engineering for Mars Rover Missions Rob Manning, the Chief Engineer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will appear at the National Space Society’s 2024

NASA Luminary Had a Key Role Across the History of Human Spaceflight George W. S. Abbey, who had a key role in the American human

Famed Star Trek actor, celebrity, and private astronaut William Shatner will appear at the National Space Society’s 2024 International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in May.

Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: Japan in Space: Past, Present and Future Author: Brian Harvey Format: Paperback/Kindle Pages: 448 Publisher: Springer Date: November

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Image of Kalpana One space settlement courtesy Bryan Versteeg, $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