The Canadian Space Society (CSS) is proud to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the CSS President, Dr. Damya Souami, and the Senior Vice-President and Senior Operating Officer of the National Space Society (NSS), Bruce Pittman.
This agreement supports the CSS Strategic Plan 2018-20 under the INFORM line of operation, which is described as:
We inform our membership and the public about Canada’s activities in space within the context of the broader international community.
Based on the principle of mutual benefit, both parties intend to explore the following areas for cooperation:
– The possibility for members of both parties to participate in each other’s events;
– The exchange and sharing of articles in each other’s publications as available;
– The distribution of brochures and other promotion materials at each other’s events;
– The promotion of each other’s events via websites, social media, or other channels.
– The optional provision of speaking opportunities at each other’s events;
– The organisation of joint activities to further both parties’ goals.
– Any other areas that may be mutually agreed.
The NSS (http://www.nss.org) was established in the United States on March 28, 1987 by the merger of the National Space Institute, founded in 1974 by Dr. Wernher von Braun, and the L5 Society, founded in 1975 based on the concepts of Dr. Gerard K. O’Neill. It is an American non-profit 501(c)(3) educational and scientific organization specializing in space advocacy and is headquartered in Washington, DC, United States of America.