What Horticulture and Space Exploration Can Learn from Each Other
The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of vegetables in the world, and more than half of its land area is used for agriculture with some greenhouse complexes covering 175 acres. However, to retain this leading position, the sector has acknowledged that it needs to keep innovating.
The Five Lagrange Points: L1, L2, L3, L4, and L5
When the Chicago Society for Space Studies was started 43 years ago (then known as the Chicago Society for Space Settlement), there was much talk about using the Lagrange points for space development.
Water and Air Consumption Aboard Interstellar Arks
The architecture of a large interstellar spaceship, which is capable of serving as a living environment for a population over many generations, is mainly dictated by the needs of said population in terms of food, water and breathable gases
World Ships: Feasibility and Rationale
World ships are hypothetical, large, self-contained spacecraft for crewed interstellar travel, taking centuries to reach other stars. Due to their crewed nature, size, and long trip times, the feasibility of world ships faces an additional set of challenges compared to interstellar probes.
CSSS and HAL5 Present Planet Earth as Art – The View from Space
The next meeting of the Chicago Society for Space Studies will be a joint online meeting of the Chicago Society for Space Studies and the Huntsville Alabama L5 (HAL5) Society (HAL5.org), a fellow chapter of the National Space Society. The meeting will be held Thursday...
Space Settlement: Robots versus Humans
The February 2020 meeting of the Chicago Society for Space Studies will feature the presentation Space Settlement: Robots versus Humans
Chicago Society for Space Studies Speakers Bureau Article in SciTech Europa
The Chicago Society for Space Studies Speakers Bureau was the subject of an article in SciTech Europa, a quarterly European science and technology publication.
Chicago NSS Chapters Help Inaugurate Mission Home First Town Hall in Space
The four Chicago-area Chapters (Illinois North Shore NSS, Chicago Space Frontier L5, Chicago Society for Space Studies, and Zero G Destiny) joined with the PR firm of Fleishman Hillard to present the Space Awareness Alliance’s first Mission HOME “Take Up Space” week (1996)
2019 Space Year in Review and Annual Space Party
The 2019 Space Year in Review Program and Annual Space Party Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: Adult Classroom (on the 2nd Floor), Schaumburg Township District Library 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL Link to Google Maps for...
The Machines of Spaceflight: Apollo versus Now
CSSS Speaker Dale Dellutri will be giving his presentation The Machines of Spaceflight: Apollo versus Now on Thu. July 25 2019 at the Geneva Lake Astrophysics and STEAM Apollo Anniversary Star Party.