Space Settlement

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You are Invited to the National Space Society Space Forum Thursday, February 25, 2021, 9:00 to 10:15 PM EST SPACE SETTLEMENT PERSPECTIVES Featuring two presentations:

REBROADCAST! Please join us on Saturday, February 13, for a rebroadcast of Space Settlement 2021. This exciting, one-day virtual event examines the science and technology

OPINION by Dale Skran, NSS CEO With thanks to Fred Becker, Greg Autry, and Al Globus for their suggestions. Image of Starship taking off from

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. In the midst of a wave of newness in his professional and personal life, Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill published

Please join us on Thursday, February 4, 2021 for Space Settlement 2021. This exciting, one-day virtual event examines the science and technology of human spaceflight,

By Dale Skran In a previous post on What Is a Space Settlement? I made a serious effort to define a “space settlement” and came

Isaac Arthur, recipient of the NSS Space Pioneer Award for Education via Mass Media, has posted this 20-minute video based on the first 12 milestones

This Space Available, by Emily Carney. In the last installment of This Space Available, the life and career of Dr. Philip Chapman, NASA’s first Australian-born

By Al Globus NSS Board of Directors Here’s an intriguing approach to an early free-space settlement. These settlements rotate to produce artificial gravity so the

This Space Available, by Emily Carney. When I started researching and writing this series last year, it was months before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived Stateside,

New in the NSS Space Settlement Journal is the article Shielded Dumbbell L5 Settlement by Pekka Janhunen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute in Helsinki. Abstract

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. In this series’ previous article, Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill had just been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a
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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