Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Inspiration Mars” to pursue human mission to the Red Planet in 2018

New nonprofit foundation to move U.S. farther and faster toward its destiny as world leader in technical innovation, science, exploration and discovery Full Press Conference: Press Release from Inspiration Mars: A unique window of opportunity for humankind will open in … Continue reading

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ISDC 2013: Registration Open for Exhibitors and Authors for Book Signings

Calling all exhibitors! The International Space Development Conference (ISDC) 2013 exhibitor sign-up form is now open. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2013. Go to: isdc.nss.org/2013/exhibits.shtml The 32nd International Space Development Conference, the annual conference of the National Space … Continue reading

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National Space Society Kickstarter Campaign – Thanks to you, we did it!

NSS is proud to announce that nearly 700 backers from over 20 nations have considerably exceeded our funding milestone of $35,000 in our first-ever Kickstarter campaign — the campaign reached $57,571! The campaign is to fund the creation of a … Continue reading

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Asteroid close approach, unrelated meteorite explosion in Russia

The same day that asteroid 2012 DA14 is approaching close to Earth, a meteorite explosion in Russia has injured over 900 people, mostly from broken glass. The two objects are unrelated and traveled in completely different directions. The smaller of … Continue reading

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NSS Thanks Backers for Reaching Minimum Goal in “Our Future in Space” Kickstarter Campaign — But don't stop! Keep backing until February 16!

Robert Heinlein, the famous science fiction author, said “Once you reach orbit, you’re halfway to anywhere in the solar system.” Well, our campaign has now made it into orbit – but we don’t want to stay there – we are … Continue reading

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Building a Lunar Base with 3D Printing

31 January 2013. Copyright European Space Agency (ESA). Reproduced with permission. Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners … Continue reading

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Florida Today runs story on NSS Chapter in Florida

by James Dean, copyright Florida Today, January 18 (reproduced with permission) Brevard space organization resets focus, changes name The space program is changing, and with it one of the area’s leading advocacy organizations. This week, the Space Coast chapter of … Continue reading

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