Monthly Archives: March 2012

Stephen Hawking Accepts Prestigious NSS Award on Society's 25th Anniversary

The National Space Society (NSS) is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Hawking as the 14th recipient of NSS’s Robert A. Heinlein Memorial Award. The award was presented to Dr. Hawking at a special ceremony at the Cooks Branch Conservancy in … Continue reading

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Edoardo Amaldi Resuppy Mission to the ISS

ATV-3 Inside Fairing Image Credit: ESA Previously delayed, the European Space Agency is ready to launch the Edoardo Amaldi this evening. The mission is to provide supplies to the International Space Station, including a spare Fluids Control Pump Assembly (FCPA). … Continue reading

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John Glenn and Scott Carpenter Featured Guests for NSS 25th Anniversary Gala

The National Space Society is pleased to announce that Project Mercury astronauts, Senator John Glenn and Commander Scott Carpenter, will be the featured guests at the Society’s annual Governors’ Dinner and Gala being held at the National Air and Space … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Senate Testimony

Testimony by Neil deGrasse Tyson before the US Senate Committee on Commerce Science & Transportation, March 7, 2012: If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but … Continue reading

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2012 Legislative Blitz: Broad Bi-Partisan Support for US Space Program on Capitol Hill, Yet Differing Opinions on Approach

The National Space Society (NSS) is pleased to announce that this year’s Legislative Blitz was very successful, as we called on Congress to work with the Administration and NASA to reach consensus on a unified and comprehensive human and robotic … Continue reading

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Aligning Politics with Space – SEA 2012 Legislative Blitz

By Kelly Thomas A high school student’s personal account of the Space Exploration Alliance Legislative Blitz On February 26th, 27th and 28th, Blaze Sanders and I were among the people who partook in the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) Legislative Blitz. … Continue reading

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NSS Executive Director Gives "State Of The National Space Society" Address

The Executive Director of the National Space Society, Paul Damphousse, addresses the media during the Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference in Palo Alto, California, on February 27. He talks about the 25th anniversary of NSS this month, the organization’s two-fold … Continue reading

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