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NASA Watch is reporting a rumor that former congressman Nick Lampson is a candidate for NASA Administrator. He was the congressman from NASA’s Johnson Space

Space Renaissance Initiative – Press Release Press conference 2009 March 31st – 16.00 British Interplanetary Society – 27/29 South Lambeth Road – London, UK The

Russia to approve new Moon rocket Over 40 years after the United States landed on the Moon the Russia may finally follow suit. This would

There is a new Facebook group aimed at getting Buzz Aldrin appointed the next NASA Administrator. Buzz Aldrin for NASA Admin We need a NASA

I attended a half-day symposium on The Space Economy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday. The state of the Space economy is good.

Members of Congress are having issues with NASA’s Inspector General and Administrator candidates. Lawmakers: NASA watchdog lacks bite, needs to go WASHINGTON (CNN) — Key

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In The Space Advocate Douglas Mallette wrote How Space Exploration and Development Can Save the American and Global Economy. I have talked before on how

In an answer from a question from Mark Matthews of the Orlando Sentinel about the future of the space shuttle- OBAMA: First of all, we

A Coalition for Space Exploration survey reports that support for space is strong. Despite the tough economic climate in the U.S., almost 90 percent of

In an article in the Space Review Is the US serious about space policy? by Jeff Foust. He discusses a roundtable discussion of space policy

The National Space Society was part of Space Exploration Alliance 2009 Blitz which occured February 22-24, 2009 in Washington, DC. We had 128 meetings, of

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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