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This Space Available, By Emily Carney. The king of space settlements gains new life with the release of his digitized archives.

By Dale L. Skran Copyright 2019 The deceptively simple term “space settlement” can become controversial among space advocates. The purpose of this essay is to

Opinion By Jeffrey Liss The discussion about the hundreds of millions of dollars and euros that have already been pledged to rebuild the Cathedral of

Yuri Gagarin became an international hero when he rocketed into space on April 12, 1961, becoming the first human to orbit the Earth. His pioneering

You are invited to participate with the National Space Society in the greatest adventure of human history and our manifest destiny to settle the solar

March 12-16, 2017 By Dale L. Skran, NSS Executive Vice President March Storm is the primary Washington, D.C., legislative blitz for the Alliance for Space

The Alliance for Space Development (ASD), the National Space Society (NSS), and the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) are sponsoring the annual March Storm Washington DC

By Dale Skran, Chair, NSS Policy Committee February 21-23, 2016 SEA Blitz NSS will be participating in the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) 2016 legislative Blitz.

On 27 July 2015, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, eleventh President of India and a friend and inspiration to the National Space Society (NSS), passed away.

The National Space Society is organizing jointly with the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) a “home district” blitz during August when Congress is in recess and

Last week the House passed an Appropriations bill that cut the funding for NASA’s commercial crew program to restore U.S. independent crew access to the

June 1, 2015 – Toronto, Canada The National Space Society has released an International Lunar Decade Declaration in support of an international campaign to return

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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