Chicago Society for Space Studies Space News is focused on news and announcements that are associated with Chicago Society for Space Studies activities.
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
In 2014, Chicago Society for Space Studies (CSSS) members and officers took part in the Alliance for Space Development / National Space Society / Space Frontier Foundation Home District Blitz. It is now 2016 and once again elections are around the corner and once again CSSS is calling for volunteers to participate in the Home District Blitz.read more
Chicago Society for Space Studies members and friends have just been extended a 75% discount on student registration for the Go For Launch! program that will be held at Deerfield High School for June 28-30, 2016. Go For Launch! is a 3-day program (8 hours per day)...read more
Elected to be an Illinois delegate to the Libertarian Party National Convention as a delegate supporting the Gary Johnson candidacy, I was presented with multiple opportunities to speak with former Governor Johnson over the course of the convention. Most of my discussions with him dealt with the commercial space aspects of national space policy.read more