Monthly Archives: October 2009

NSS Statement on the Final Report of the Human Spaceflight Plans Committee ("Seeking a Human Spaceflight Program Worthy of a Great Nation")

The National Space Society (NSS) welcomes the release of the Final Report of the Review of U.S. Space Flight Plans Committee, better known as the Augustine Commission. NSS thanks the Committee for its hard work and due diligence, and for … Continue reading

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Human Spaceflight Program Final Report Now Available

The Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee, chaired by Norman Augustine, has issued its final report which is available online in the NSS website Space Policy Library.

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Public Service Announcements from The Space Coalition

The Coalition for Space Exploration (of which NSS is a member) has released two new PSAs to “Keep America in Space” which can be found at and are also found below.

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Two LCROSS Lunar Impacting Events on Friday

OMSI To Show NASA LCROSS Impacting The Moon The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) will offer space exploration enthusiasts the opportunity to watch the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite(LCROSS) crash-land on the Moon Friday, October 9. The LCROSS will … Continue reading

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Space Business in Boston

Space viewed as a frontier for business By Sean Teehan in the Boston Globe Rocket ships and outer space conjure up images of shuttle launches, moon landings, and the wonders of the unknown beyond Earth’s atmosphere. But for about 130 … Continue reading

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AIAA to Discuss Implications of Augustine Commission Report

AIAA Panel to Discuss Implications of Augustine Commission Report for America’s Human Space Flight Plans The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will host a panel of experts to discuss the implications of the Augustine Commission report, “Review of … Continue reading

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