Monthly Archives: June 2010

The next great American frontier is UP!

The Space Development Steering Committee has released the following statement with accompanying graphic, which may be freely distributed: In the 19th century, America redefined the global economy by opening a new frontier, a new landscape of real estate, resources, and … Continue reading

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Defending Planet Earth: National Research Council Final Report

The latest addition to the NSS website Planetary Defense Library is Defending Planet Earth: Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Final Report (June 2010), by the National Research Council. The 132 page book is available for free download or … Continue reading

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National Space Society Co-Sponsors NewSpace 2010 Conference July 23-25

The National Space Society (NSS) is pleased to be a continuing co-Sponsor of the Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) NewSpace Conference. This year the conference will take place July 23-25, 2010, at the Domain Hotel in Silicon Valley, CA. “The SFF … Continue reading

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National Space Society Announces "NSS in Second Life" Machinima Contest Winner

The National Space Society announces that the winning video in the 2010 NSS in Second Life Machinima Contest is “Dreamer’s Journey” by Rocksea Renegade. Second Life is an online 3D virtual world where participants can interact as avatars. Machinima is … Continue reading

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Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator, comments on NSS and NASA

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, who served as NSS Executive Director for almost a decade, shared her insights on numerous space matters in an exclusive video interview for NSS during the International Space Development Conference in Chicago last month. She credits … Continue reading

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Space Solar Power is Unspillable

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the Moon, has proposed an answer to the Louisiana oil spill. It’s solar energy harvested in space, known in the space community as Space Solar Power. “The timing of the oil … Continue reading

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