The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Founded as the National Space Institute (1974) and L5 Society (1975), which merged to form NSS in 1987, NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen’s voice on space. NSS has over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space.
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Enterprise In Space (EIS) is the world’s first NewSpace education program. The multi-pronged mission of the EIS program is to design, build, fly, and eventually return to Earth an orbiter containing student experiments. This project will be a tribute to the many great visionaries of science and science fiction. It will demonstrate and pioneer new technologies while inspiring and encouraging space enterprise. It will promote the development of educational curricula and activities contributing to related future endeavors in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). This project engages and inspires the next generation – all ages and walks of life – by igniting a renewed interest in space exploration and development.
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Space Renaissance International (SRI) is a new, global philosophy, having its basic ground on Earth and its natural development in extraterrestrial space. SRI founding concepts are New Humanism and Astro Humanism. SRI looks to the past Renaissance (1500) as an inspiration for heritage and capacity to aim high. SRI accomplishes great projects by means of good will and mutual cooperation. Space Renaissance is part of the Renaissance, the current stage of the Renaissance, begun in 1500.
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