Monthly Archives: November 2011

International SunSat Design Competition

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

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National Space Society Hails Space Solar Power Study Findings

The National Space Society (NSS) and SPACE Canada held a press conference on November 14, 2011 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C to announce the findings of a ground-breaking space solar power study conducted by the International Academy of … Continue reading

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Earth's Beauty Seen from Space

Made with NASA photos taken 240 miles above Earth and edited together by German artist Michael Konig, this 4-1/2 minute film captures some of the world’s most stunning views including the Aurora Borealis and the impressive luminosity of human habitation.

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NASA Kicks Off Application Process For New Astronauts

WASHINGTON — News media representatives are invited to attend a public announcement of NASA’s process for selecting its next class of astronauts. The event starts at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Webb auditorium at NASA Headquarters … Continue reading

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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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NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY TO ANNOUNCE GROUND-BREAKING GREEN ENERGY SOLUTION

Study Finds Space Solar Power is a Viable, Low Cost Energy Source Washington, D.C.­ The National Space Society (NSS) will hold a press conference on November 14, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the National Press Club in … Continue reading

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A Space Solar Power Industry for $2 Billion or Your Money Back

The latest addition to the NSS Space Solar Power Library is a paper by Al Globus, a member of the National Space Society Board of Directors, proposing a system of prizes to kick-start a vigorous space solar power industry. In … 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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