Category Archives: Event

Video: Buzz Aldrin presents NSS Space Pioneer Award to Stephen Colbert

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1st Space Solar Power International Student and Young Professional Design Competition

The Space Generation Advisory Council is announcing a partnership with the International Astronautical Federation’s Space Power Committee (SPC) to organise and run the 1st Space Solar Power International Student and Young Professional Design Competition. The competition aims to challenge entrants … Continue reading

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Buzz Aldrin Presents NSS Space Pioneer Award on Colbert Report May 3

On Thursday, May 3, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI Astronaut and Member of the NSS Board of Governors, presented a 2012 Space Pioneer Award for Mass Media to Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report on the Comedy Central cable network. Colbert … Continue reading

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Why Explore Space Video Contest

The Coalition for Space Exploration is sponsoring a video contest to communicate why space matters. Deadline for submission is May 19. Do you have “The Right Stuff” to make an inspirational and thought provoking video with “Deep Impact” about the … Continue reading

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NSS Executive Director Addresses Media at Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference

National Space Society Executive Director Paul E. Damphousse addresses the media at the 3rd annual Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) today in Palo Alto, CA. “The NSRC has quickly become the premier event for the advancement of research activity within … Continue reading

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Day of Remembrance

The last week of January includes an annual observance to remember those who lost their lives in pursuing a goal of human spaceflight. President Obama said on January 26: “It is important to remember that pushing the boundaries of space … Continue reading

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NSS Co-Sponsors Kepler Space Institute Convention March 14-16

The National Space Society is a co-sponsor of the Kepler Space Institute Convention, March 14-16, 2012, at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort in South Carolina. For more information see the Convention website, schedule, accommodations, and registration.

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International SunSat Design Competition

For update on this subject see blog.nss.org/?p=3276.

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Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Award

The Spirit of Innovation Challenge invites high school teams to use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to develop commercially viable, technology-based products in one of three categories: Aerospace Exploration, Clean Energy, and Health and Nutrition. The Challenge is … Continue reading

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NSS Congratulates Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford (USAF, Retired)

NSS congratulates Astronaut/Lt. Gen. Thomas Patten Stafford (USAF, Retired), who will be awarded the National Aeronautic Association’s prestigious 2011 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy on December 16, 2011. This trophy honors the memory of Orville and Wilbur Wright, and is awarded … Continue reading

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