Monthly Archives: January 2013

NSS Executive Committee Chair Quoted on Fox News

In an online article about Deep Space Industries, the newly announced asteroid mining company, Fox News quoted NSS Executive Committee Chair Mark Hopkins as follows: “They have the potential to make an enormous amount of money,” Mark Hopkins, a founding … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Dr. David Fischer, NSS Blog Editor

It is with deep sadness that we announce the untimely death of our Blog Editor, Dr. David Fischer. NSS Director Veronica Ann Zabala-Aliberto has written the following in Dave Fischer’s memory: The Renaissance Man By Veronica Ann Zabala-Aliberto The true … Continue reading

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National Space Society Launches “Our Future in Space” Kickstarter Campaign

The National Space Society (NSS) has just launched a campaign on the popular Kickstarter internet platform for the creation of a cutting-edge film about the ways in which all of humanity benefits from the expansion of space exploration and development. … Continue reading

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Deep Space Industries Promotional Video

Deep Space Industries believes the human race is ready to begin harvesting the resources of space both for their use in space and to increase the wealth and prosperity of the people of planet Earth. See also the Deep Space … Continue reading

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Deep Space Industries full press conference

Note: Starts at 2.5 minutes. Moderator is “Meteorite Man” Geoff Notkin.

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Deep Space Industries offers competition for Planetary Resources in mining asteroids

Deep Space Industries announced January 22 that it will send a fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft out into the solar system to hunt for resources to accelerate space development to benefit Earth. These “FireFly” spacecraft utilize low-cost cubesat components and get … Continue reading

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Asteroid mining update from Planetary Resources

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NASA to Test Bigelow Expandable Module on Space Station

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced January 16 a newly planned addition to the International Space Station that will use the orbiting laboratory to test expandable space habitat technology. NASA has awarded a $17.8 million contract to Bigelow Aerospace to … Continue reading

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Space Coast NSS Chapter Changes Name to Florida Space Development Council

The Florida Space Coast Chapter of the National Space Society (NSS) has changed its name to the Florida Space Development Council (FSDC) to better reflect the group’s focus on assisting the development of a robust space-related economy in the state. … Continue reading

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NSS Executive Director Paul Damphousse appears on The Space Show

Paul Damphousse, Executive Director of the National Space Society, was interviewed on The Space Show on January 6, 2013. The program is archived here — click on “Listen to the Show” or download it for later listening. Lt. Col. Damphouse … Continue reading

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