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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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Is an Earth Trojan Asteroid the Logical Target for the "Flexible Path"?

Asteroid 2010 TK7 is circled in green. Image Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA Scientists using the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the first Trojan Asteroid in Earth orbit. Trojans orbit at a location in front of or … Continue reading

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Robert Bigelow of Bigelow Aerospace to Be Keynote Speaker at NSS International Space Development Conference

Robert Bigelow, Founder and President of Bigelow Aerospace, will be the Honored Keynote Speaker at the 2011 International Space Development Conference (ISDC) Governors’ Dinner and Gala to be held in the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center … Continue reading

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