Space Organizations on the Web
These organizations are chartered with the common goal of space development.
Here are their homes on the World Wide Web.
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Artemis Project Organizations
- Artemis Society International
- If you dream of flying in space yourself or just want to see people out
there, you want to join the Artemis Society. The organization was formed in
August 1994 to provide everyone an opportunity to participate in the development
of the Artemis Project's lunar community.
Artemis Society International is a non-profit educational and scientific
foundation incorporated in the State of Alabama, USA. The Society leads the
non-profit element of The Artemis Project, and is staffed entirely with volunteer
- Artemis Society of Dallas
- The Artemis Society of Dallas is the proposed local chapter of Artemis
Society International for the Dallas, Texas area. The sole purpose of the
Artemis Society of Dallas is to support and assist Artemis Society International
in the achievement of its goals.
- The Lunar Reclamation Society
- LRS is a non-profit membership organization engaged in public outreach,
freely associated with the National Space Society. Host of
ISDC '98, LRS has published the Moon Miners'
Manifesto continuously since 1986.
- Oregon L5 Society
- The Oregon L5 Society is organized are for charitable, educational, literary,
and scientific purposes, namely, to educate the public on the possible uses of
space and to promote the establishment of a spacefaring civilization.
- The SETI League
- Are We Alone? That question has haunted humankind since first we realized
that the points of light in the night sky are other suns. Today we have the
technology to seek a definitive answer! The SETI League is participatory science.
We are the international grass-roots organization dedicated to privatizing the
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.
- Space Access Society
- Space Access Society's sole purpose is promoting radically cheaper access to
space, ASAP. The SAS most notably produces frequent Space Access Updates, and
hosts an annual Space Access convention.
Other Space Organizations
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- California Space Development Council
- CSDC is a coalition of grassroots, pro-space activist and educational
organizations in California and Nevada, including the Golden Gate Space Frontier
Society, OASIS, Orange County Space Society, Silicon Valley
Space Society, Tahoe Area Space Society, Western Spaceport Chapter NSS. Our goal
is to foster the creation of a spacefaring civilization in which people living
and working in space is as natural as anywhere else.
- Caltech Space Society
- The Caltech Space Society was recently founded to promote space awareness on
campus and to educate others about space. It is a member of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space and the National Space Society.
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt - Lilienthal-Oberth
- The German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics is the oldest aeronautics
and astronautics organisation in Germany. It offers various possibilities of
information exchange and other activities to everyone interested aerospace
related topics, and is actively developing hybrid rocket technology.
- Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society
- The Bay Area's Non-profit Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine Design and Test Team. The
ERPS was founded in February of 1993 to gather together interested amateurs to
learn about, design, build, and test liquid fuel rocket engines.
- First Millenial Foundation
- Begun with Marshal T. Savage's book, Colonising the Galaxy in 8 Easy
Steps, the FMF builds toward the ultimate human destiny of leaving planet
Earth and colonizing space, a project that will occupy us completely for the next
thousand years. Host to an annual conference, Conclave.
- Houston Space Society
- If you want to be a part of a network of individuals, companies, and
institutions dedicated to creating a free civilization in space, join us. We're
the Houston Space Society. "We're going, even if we have to walk." Host to ISDC
- Huntsville Alabama L5 Society
- HAL5 is the Hunstville Alabama chapter of the NSS, and believes that by
educating and working with the public, the government, and private industry, we
can speed up the date when routine, safe, and affordable space travel is
available to anyone who "wants to go." In May 1997, Project HALO successfully sent a
balloon-launched hybrid rocket to the fringe of space.
- Illini Space Development Society
- A chapter of the National Space Society, ISDS sponsors guest speakers, Space
Film Nights for both the public and members, and other space education and
outreach activities. ISDS does not charge local membership dues -- our main
activities are free and open to the public.
- Association of Lunar and Planetary Observors
- Amateurs and professionals from all over the world, with a focus on
scientific planetary observation. Has sections for all the planets,
the moon, and the sun. Also see the separate listing for the
- ALPO Lunar Section
- Lunar observors publish their observations of lunar transient
phenomena, lunar observing opportunities, and lunar ephemeris events.
Also see the separate listing for the Association of
Lunar and Planetary Observors.
- National Space Society
- The National Space Society promotes change in social, technical, economic,
and political conditions to advance the day when people will live and work in
space. Hosts the International Space Development Conference, publishes Inside
Space and is one of the largest space organisations.
- Mars Society
- Fellow travelers with Artemis
Society International, focused on human exploration and
settlement of Mars.
The Mars Society founding convention was held August 13-16, 1998 at
the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, where they adopted
the Founding Declaration listing the reasons for going to Mars. The
declaration concludes with "Believing therefore that the exploration
and settlement of Mars is one of the greatest human endeavors possible
in our time, we have gathered to found this Mars Society, understanding
that even the best ideas for human action are never inevitable, but must
be planned, advocated, and achieved by hard work."
- Organization for the Advancement of Space
Industrialization and Settlement
- OASIS gives members and friends ways to work towards building humanity's
future in space. OASIS hosts lectures, tours, and seminars about space activities
to the general public, campaigns for Los Angeles pro-space candidates, is
building amateur rockets, and supports student education projects.
- Philadelphia Area Space Alliance
- PASA looks to generate public support for a vigorous space program, encourage
private enterprise efforts in space research and development, support education
and create opportunities for public involvement in space development and
research. Members of PASA recognise the potential of space resources for
increasing both standard of living and quality of life.
- The Planetary Society
- The Planetary Society is your connection to the exploration of the cosmos and
the search for extraterrestrial life and intelligence. Founded by the late Carl
Sagan, the Planetary Society is the largest space organization.
- Space Association of Australia
- The SSA is a political and educational organisation to promote the
advancement and expansion of the peaceful exploration, utilisation and
colonisation of outer space.
- Space Studies Institute
- Opening the energy and material resources of space for human benefit by
completing the missing technological links to make possible the productive use of
the abundant resources in space is the mission of the late Gerard K. O'Neill's
- Space Tourism Society
- The STS was recently founded to conduct the research, build public desire,
and acquire the financial and political power to make space tourism available to
as many people as possible as soon as possible.
- Students for the Exploration and Development of
- SEDS is an independent, student-based organization which promotes the
exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this mission by educating
people about the benefits of space, by supporting a network of interested
students, by providing an opportunity for members to develop their leadership
skills, and inspiring people through our involvement in space-related projects.
SEDS chapters are found throughout the world.
- Student Space Awareness
- A non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate students and the
general public as to the values and benefits of the space program. SSA hopes to
bridge the infinite dreams of students with the current trends and realities of
the aerospace industry and deliver a message to our elected officials in
Washington on a regular basis.
- 2111 Foundation for Exploration
- The 2111 Foundation for Exploration funds innovative research and educational
programs around the world. Through this work, they promote the exploration of
space and the preservation of Earth.
- United Societies In Space
- A non-profit space activist organization, founded in 1994 to advance the day
when humankind may create an off-world civilization with people living, working
and enjoying outer space, during our lifetimes.
- Utah Space Association
- The Utah Space Association promotes change in the State of Utah via education
and social awareness. Utah is a key state in forwarding space exploration, the
home of several centers for technological development in computer and propulsion
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