Category Archives: Education

National Space Society names Ohio University “Center of Excellence in Space Solar Power and Power Beaming”

This article was originally published here by The Post, a student publication at Ohio University, and is reproduced with permission. By Lauren Fisher To Ohio University professor Don Flournoy, solar power used to be little more than a fantasy out … Continue reading

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NSS and Enterprise in Space Lauded for Contributing to the Future of Education

This article was originally published here on Engineering.com and reproduced with permission. There are currently over 100 million students waiting to become the next generation of engineers, rocket scientists and astrophysicists to get humans from Earth to Mars and beyond, … Continue reading

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Enterprise In Space Program Sparks Visitor Interest at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

Over 1000 visitors were introduced to the ambitious Enterprise In Space (EIS) program at Space Day recently held June 4 at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM). NASM houses artifacts of important milestones along the path of aviation … Continue reading

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International and U.S. Students and Teachers Headed to Toronto for 34th Annual International Space Development Conference®

Students competed in prestigious NSS-NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest – Video narrated by Matthew McConaughey Hundreds of students and teachers from the United States and countries across the globe will converge in Toronto this month for the National Space … Continue reading

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Renowned Astronauts & Space Experts On-Board for 2015 International Space Development Conference® in Toronto

Moon Walker Buzz Aldrin leads stellar list of guest speakers The 34th annual International Space Development Conference® (ISDC® 2015) is set for May 20-24, 2015 at the downtown Hyatt Regency in Toronto, Canada. The event is this year’s best opportunity … Continue reading

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Enterprise in Space Orbiter Design Contest Winner Announced

Enterprise in Space Orbiter Design Contest Winner The results are in and the three winners of the NSS Enterprise In Space Orbiter Design Contest have been announced. Of the three winning entries, it is the Grand Prize winning entry that … Continue reading

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International SunSat Design Competition

SunSat Design is an international competition intended to accelerate the conceptualization, manufacture, launch and operation of the next-generation satellites that will collect energy in space and deliver it to Earth as a non-polluting source of electrical power. The purpose of … Continue reading

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NSS Enterprise in Space Orbiter Design Contest

NSS Enterprise in Space Orbiter Design Contest The NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise never made it to orbit. While that was the original intent, subsequent redesigns undertaken during the Enterprise testing phase made this impractical. Most tragically, another Enterprise – Virgin … Continue reading

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National Space Society Officer and Director Lynne Zielinski Receives Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Lynne F. Zielinski, National Space Society (NSS) officer and director has been selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as recipient of the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award. … Continue reading

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Student Moon Mission Challenge

The National Space Society (NSS) and educational nonprofit Innovate Our World (IOW) have agreed to collaborate on the Moon Mission Challenge (MMC), specifically to recruit more teams and to have NSS host the MMC capstone event at the NSS International … Continue reading

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