Chicago Society for Space Studies Space News is focused on news and announcements that are associated with Chicago Society for Space Studies activities.
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
Chicago Society for Space Studies Receives National Space Society Award of Special Merit For Speaker Programs
At the 2015 International Space Development Conference in Toronto, Canada, the Chicago Society for Space Studies was presented with the National Space Society’s Award of Special Merit For Speaker Programs. The award was presented during the NSS Governors Dinner.read more
The SPACE (Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 21. CSSS congratulates the House of Representatives for passing this pro-space legislation.read more