Category Archives: Event

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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Satellite Industry Association DoD Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop

The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) DoD Commercial SATCOM Users’ Workshop will take place December 13-15, 2011 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA (more information and registration). This is SIA’s flagship workshop, which brings together government leaders from DoD … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2012 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest

The Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest has been co-sponsored by NSS and Baen Books since 2007. Science fiction writers who create positive stories about man’s future in space are rewarded with professional publication, NSS membership and an award presented each … Continue reading

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Join NSS at the Women & Mars Conference

The National Space Society is a co-sponsor of the Women and Mars Conference presented by Explore Mars in partnership with NASA and the Space Policy Institute on November 9-10, 2011 at the Jack Morton Auditorium at George Washington University. Registration and … Continue reading

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Students for the Exploration and Development of Space Competitions

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) has announced two competitions. The first, the 2011 High-Powered Rocketry Competition is under way. The goal is to design, construct, and launch a high-powered rocket carrying a 4 kilogram payload to … Continue reading

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"What's Next in Space?" Video Contest

The Coalition for Space Exploration wants to hear from the American public about what they envision for the future of space exploration. The Coalition is launching a contest based on a simple question, “What’s Next?” Participants are encouraged to share … Continue reading

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