Chicago Society for Space Studies Space News is focused on news and announcements that are associated with Chicago Society for Space Studies activities.
The July meeting of the Chicago Society for Space Studies (CSSS) will feature a panel discussion on the impact of the Apollo program, with an emphasis on the Apollo 11 mission as July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of humanity's first steps on another world....read more
CSSS Speaker Larry Bartoszek will be teaching the class Settling the Solar System at the Batavia Public Library on Tuesday July 2 2019 9:30am – 11:30 a.m.read more
Using Antimatter to Reach the Stars Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: Rasmussen South (on the 2nd Floor), Schaumburg Township District Library 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL Link to Google Maps for Schaumburg Library Location...read more
The annual CSSS year-end party is set for Sunday, December 2, 2018. This event includes light refreshments, free materials, and the 2018 Space Year in Review presentation given by CSSS Vice President Larry Boyle. The presentation, which starts at 1:00pm, will be followed by general discussion.read more
As a previous participant in the Alliance for Space Development Home District Blitz, the Chicago Society for Space Studies is supporting the 2017 August Home District Blitz and is seeking volunteers from Illinois to join our efforts to promote space development.read more
In the summer of 2016, the Gail Borden Public Library of Elgin IL offered a range of space related programs. While many were educational programs for children, there were also programs for adults. One of these programs was The Globalization of the Solar System created by Chicago Society for Space Studies President Jim Plaxco. The program caught the attention of South Elgin Examiner newspaper reporter Magdalena Bromberg. This article provides a transcript of the interview as recorded.read more