Monthly Archives: April 2012

KISS My Asteroid

Here is the Introduction to “Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility Study” by the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, released April 2, 2012, and available on the National Space Society asteroid page under the “See also” section. … Continue reading

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Tucson NSS Chapter Celebrates Yuri's Night

NSS Chapter News The Tucson L5 Space Society Chapter of NSS hosted an exhibit table at the Yuri’s Night celebration put on by Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona, which was billed as “an evening of family-oriented activities … Continue reading

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Why Explore Space Video Contest

The Coalition for Space Exploration is sponsoring a video contest to communicate why space matters. Deadline for submission is May 19. Do you have “The Right Stuff” to make an inspirational and thought provoking video with “Deep Impact” about the … Continue reading

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Ad Astra Magazine Wins Two Major Awards

The National Space Society congratulates Silver Marketing, Inc. for the exemplary work it has done to publish the Society’s Ad Astra magazine. Multiple awards were recently bestowed on Silver Marketing by the Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA) and MarCom Awards committees. … Continue reading

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NSS Thanks Our Members for Record Online Membership Renewals

NSS thanks our members: We just passed the 10,000th online renewal at and have also set a record year-to-date for online renewals. Thank you for reaching for the stars with us.

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A Penny for NASA Campaign

#Penny4NASA Gives Voice to Those Seeking an Increase in NASA’s Budget By Chase Clark, courtesy of [See the petition at to at least double NASA’s annual budget to one penny for every government dollar spent.] United by the … Continue reading

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Space News Interviews NSS Executive Director Paul Damphousse

“I’ve always had this burning passion for space. I’ve known from a very, very young age what I’ve wanted to do.” So began an interview with National Space Society Executive Director Paul Damphouse in the Space News Profiles section for … Continue reading

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