Monthly Archives: February 2009

NSS Comment on NASA FY 2010 Budget

The National Space Society (NSS) was informed that President Obama has requested $18.7 billion for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for Fiscal Year 2010, an increase of $900 million over the current year’s budget. The Recovery Act (stimulus … Continue reading

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Orphans Of Apollo at GWU

I went to Inaugural Event of the new Arthur C. Clarke Fellows Endowment of the International Space University. It was a wonderful event, which also included an inspiring tribute to Arthur C. Clarke and a showing of Orphans of Apollo … Continue reading

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New Book: "Remembering the Space Age"

A new NASA Special Publication (SP-4703) entitled Remembering the Space Age was released this month and is now available on the NSS website as a 9-megabyte PDF download. This book is not just another space history. Instead, it examines the … Continue reading

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Space Exploration Alliance

Space Exploration Alliance Blitz is now under way. Requests for congress include 1. Support NASA as it aims for the asteroids, the Moon, Mars and Beyond 2. Close the Human Spaceflight Gap by accelerating development of vehicles such as Ares … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Lunar Innovation

The Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Awards  challenge teams of High School Students to: CREATE AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ENTERPRISE FOR LUNAR EXPLORATION. CREATE AN INNOVATIVE PRODUCT FOR USE IN PERSONAL SPACEFLIGHT. CREATE A CLEAN, CARBON-FREE WAY OF USING RENEWABLE ENERGY TO … Continue reading

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Ad Astra Special Report "Back to the Moon" now available online

The Special Report “Back to the Moon” from the Summer 2008 issue of the National Space Society magazine Ad Astra is now available online. The report chronicles the many reasons for returning to the Moon and the vehicles that will … Continue reading

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National Clean Energy Project Summit

The nation’s most important leaders in energy reform are gathering with T. Boone Pickens at the National Clean Energy Project Summit to tackle the critical issues of ushering in a new era of renewable energy and ending our dependence on … Continue reading

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Interview With Jim Dunstan

Out of the Cradle has an interesting interview with James Dunstan on space law and commerical space. EVA Interview – James E. Dunstan PDF of Interview

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Programmatic Workshop on NASA Lunar Surface Systems Concepts

February 25-27, 2009 U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC As part of an ongoing collaboration, NASA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC) Space Enterprise Council (SEC) are conducting a workshop on NASA Lunar Surface Systems (LSS) Concepts. The objective … Continue reading

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ISDC 09 – Call For Presentations

The National Space Society is seeking presentations and speakers to discuss the latest issues in space technology, science, policy, commerce, medicine, exploration, settlement and more. This year’s conference highlights exciting new developments across the space community, from NASA’s Constellation program … Continue reading

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