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New Office Reporting Directly to the Secretary of Transportation Would Keep the U.S. at the Forefront of Space Commerce and Development The National Space Society

By Grant Henriksen and Jonathan Dagle, NSS Policy Committee The Global Spaceport Alliance (GSA) has put forth a legislative proposal entitled the “Commercial Spaceflight Operations

The National Space Society invites you to the next Space Forum Thursday, February 15, 2024, 9:00 pm to 10:15 pm EST NSS Space Policy and

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

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

NSS Joins with Beyond Earth Institute and Space Frontier Foundation to Prevent Devastating Budget Cuts The National Space Society recently joined forces with the Beyond

NSS Makes the Case for Facilitating Sustainability on Earth by Expanding Humanity into Space On September 15, 2023, the National Space Society, in partnership with

Photo: Pluto as imaged by New Horizons, the first spacecraft to do so. Credit: NASA/SWRI/JHUAPL. Plans Include Dismissal of Current Science Staff—National Space Society Urges

Update: This position has been filled. Are you passionate about space exploration and advocacy? The National Space Society is seeking a Volunteer Advocacy Manager to

As the 27th Nation to Sign the Accords, India Brings Significant Scientific and Industrial Strengths to the Moon Program Image: Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu signs

The Guayaquil Space Society Promoted Ecuador’s Joining of NASA-Led Lunar Coalition Image: Gustavo Manrique Miranda, Ecuador’s foreign affairs minister, signs the Artemis Accords in a

Image: Office of Space Commerce website (U.S. Government). Dale Skran, NSS Chief Operating Officer, and David Huntsman, Board member of the Alliance for Space Development

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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