Astrodigital is proud to be a supporter of and the sponsor for the Chicago area chapters of the National Space Society. The National Space Society's vision is people living and working in thriving communities beyond Earth. NSS members promote change in social, technical, economic, and political conditions to advance the day when people will live and work in space.
Note that the Chicago Society for Space Studies maintains a Speakers Bureau that provides speakers to libraries, schools, museums, and civic groups for space related presentations.
Click one of the text links below to visit that chapter's web site.
For news about upcoming NSS chapter sponsored events, be sure to read the News. Alternatively you may want to subscribe to the SpaceinChicago Yahoo group to receive periodic announcements.
|Program:||Advance Screening of the IMAX 3D movie "Walking on the Moon"|
|Date:||Sept. 22 2005|
|Location:||Navy Pier IMAX, Chicago|
|Description:||An advance screening of the new 3D IMAX movie "Walking on the Moon" with all proceeds being used to benefit the National Space Society and the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.|
|Program:||Mars on Earth, A Special Presentation Featuring Dr. Robert Zubrin in person|
|Date:||November 9, 2003|
|Location:||Schaumburg Library, Schaumburg IL|
|Description:||A special presentation by Mars Society President and author Dr. Robert Zubrin.|
|Link:||Click here for detailed information on this event.|
|Program:||Lunar Solar Power: A Special Presentation by By Dr. David Criswell|
|Date:||October 23, 2003|
|Location:||University of Chicago|
|Description:||A special presentation by the creator of the Lunar Solar Power concept Dr. David Criswell|
|Link:||Click here for detailed information on the Lunar Solar Power program.|
|Program:||Space Day at the Adler Planetarium|
|Date:||July 19, 2003 11:00am to 3:30pm|
|Location:||Adler Planetarium. Chicago IL|
|Description:||See the following presentations:|
Mars in 3-D
Space Suit Demo
Toys in Space
Spirit and Opportunity - The Mars Exploration Rovers
presented by speakers from the Chicaago chapters of the National Space Society.
Volunteers from the Chicago area chapters of the National Space Society will be at the Adler Planetariium providing a variety of educational presentations for the public. In addition to the presentations, there will be make and take activities for children and a space information table. Be sure to stop in, attend some presentations, and visit with local representatives of the National Space Society.
|Program:||Solar Power From Space for Earth|
|Date:||March 23, 2003|
|Location:||Niles Public Library, Niles IL|
|Description:||A presentation by Jim Plaxco detailing the concept of solar power satellites, their construction from lunar materials, and their Lunar Solar Power counterpart.|
|Link:||Space Solar Power details|
Need someone to talk about space to your group? Check out the Chicago Society for Space Studies Speakers Bureau
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