Ad Astra: The NSS Magazine in Audio

Ad Astra: The NSS Magazine in Audio

Ad Astra Magazine is a quarterly publication from the National Space Society, now in audio from Multiverse Media! Featuring stories on the settlement of space, entrepreneurs of the new space age, and the efforts of NASA and international space agencies to explore the final frontier.


June 16, 2023 107 mins

Ad Astra: The NSS Magazine in Audio [S2, Ep. 2] Special Space Education Edition A Co-Production of Multiverse Media and The National Space Society

In this episode: 1. Editor's Column: A Stellar Education - By Rod Pyle, NSS Editor in Chief 2. Executive Column: New Inspiration - By Isaac Arthur, NSS President 3. The Where Behind the What -  By Anthony Paustian, NSS Vice President of Marketing 4. It's Not (Just) Rocket Science!:  Educ...

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In Issue #1 for 2023:


1. [OP-ED] "THE OTHER FINAL FRONTIER: Why Not Build Undersea Settlements?" By Dale Skran

2. [OP-ED] "PIVOT POINTS: Space for the Rest of Us" By Rand Simberg

3. "OVER THE MOON: NASA Returns to Stay" By John F Kross

4. "FARMERS IN THE SKY: Space Agri-business is a Growing Opportunity" By Dr. Jack Gregg


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February 24, 2023 69 mins

In this episode's issue:

1. Editor's Column, "The Best of Times" by Rod Ryle, Editor-in-Chief

2. "To Boldly Go? It's Time to Elevate Public Awareness About Space Exploration and Development" by Rod Pyle

3. "Destination Moon: Building a Sustainable Architecture for Artemis" by John F. Kross

4. "​​Greener Pastures Beyond Earth: How Much of the Solar System Should we Utilize?" by Dale Skran

5. "Women Take Flight: Moving Toward Gender ...

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September 28, 2022 90 mins

In this episode's issue:


1. "The Cosmic Divide: The Governance of Settlements in Space" by Dale Skran, NSS COO/SVP

2. "Harvest Moon: The Next Phase of the Crescent Economy" By John F. Kross

3. "Moon Rockets: Tomorrowland Has Arrived" by John F. Kross

4. "Space Angel: Dylan Taylor" by Rod Pyle

5. "Roving Distant Worlds: A New Generation of Rovers Will be Exploration’s Best Friends" By Jordan Strickler


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July 20, 2022 82 mins

In this episode's issue:

"The James Webb Space Telescope: First Light Machine, A Conversation with Philip Stahl, Project Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope" By Rod Pyle

"Commercial Cosmos: Polaris Shines Bright on Commercial Space" By John F. Kross

"Dead Space: Shuffling Off This Mortal Cosmic Coil" By John F. Kross

"A New Lease On Life From Space" By Melissa Silva

"Defending Earth: The Long, Challenging Journey of the Doub...

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June 13, 2022 102 mins

In this episode's issue:

"Space Development Milestones" by Dale Skran

"Which Way to the Moon" by John F. Kross

"Sing the Body Galactic" by John F. Kross

"The Greening of Space Tourism" by Mark Armstrong

"From Here to There" by Rod Pyle

"100 Years... If Ever?" by Anthony Paustian

Book Reviews:

"Extraterrestrials" by Wade Roush

"Wonders All Around" by Bruce McCandless III


"ISDC 2022 Is Coming" by Rod Pyle

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