March Storm Recap

Last month, eleven SEDS students from across the nation participated in March Storm. March Storm is a space advocacy event on Capitol Hill where participants discuss points with congressional offices about how to best implement policy toward the goal of space settlement. Specifically, participants spoke about establishing “settlement” as an official purpose of NASA, cheap […]

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March Update From SEDS-USA

Dear SEDS members, alumni, supporters, and friends, This month, SEDS-USA proudly joined its partners — Space Frontier Foundation and National Space Society — in the Alliance for Space Development (ASD), comprised of organizations dedicated to make settlement and development a clearly defined part of why we are sending humans into space. The Alliance has defined three goals […]

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January Update from SEDS-USA

Dear friends of SEDS, Thank you for your involvement and support throughout 2014. It was a fantastic year of growth for SEDS-USA and we could only do it with your help! With the new year we also welcomed in new members to the SEDS-USA leadership team! John Conafay, a student in economics at Arizona State University, was […]

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Satellites Around Mars Research and Engineering Competition

We want you to design a system of communication satellites that enable robotic exploration and manned colonization of Mars in the next 20 years! That’s right: SEDS-USA is pleased to partner with the Society of Satellite Professionals International to bring you the Satellites Around Mars Research and Engineering Competition! This inter-disciplinary competition is intended to […]

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December Update from SEDS-USA

SEDS members, alumni, sponsors, and friends, I hope everyone is finishing up finals with a big bang (see what I did there?), relaxing now that you’re done, or rejoicing that you graduated some time ago and never have to deal with finals again. Remember that our Matching Campaign is continuing for the duration of December, so if […]

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November Update from SEDS-USA

Dear members, friends, sponsors, and supporters, While we are not quite yet at the New Year, November is the start of a new year for SEDS-USA! We have wrapped up another successful SpaceVision conference and are ushering in a new Board of Directors and year of projects. Elected at SpaceVision 2014 by the Council of […]

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October Update from SEDS-USA

SEDS students, supporters, alumni, and friends, I’d like to start by welcoming our new chapters who just joined this month! Our space family now includes American University, University of Alabama, San Jose State University, University of Maine, Santa Clara University, and University of Missouri. Check out this article about the foundation of University of Missouri […]

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September Update from SEDS-USA

Dear SEDS-USA members, supporters, and alumni, and friends, Thanks to our founders, Peter Diamandis and Bob Richards, we are now able to offer two annual SEDS-USA scholarships for students. The Bob Richards Scholarship for Peace through Space will be awarded to one student who has demonstrated a passion for using space for peaceful benefits to […]

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August Update from SEDS-USA

SEDS Members, Supporters, Sponsors, and Friends, The Fall semester has already begun for many of us, and in the coming weeks the remainder of our student members will be returning to classes again. A return to school also means a return to local SEDS chapters and we at SEDS-USA cannot wait to hear about your […]

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July Update from SEDS-USA

SEDS members, alumni, supporters, and friends: I am thrilled to announce that after 30 years of the beloved “worm” logo, SEDS-USA will be launching the new “eclipse” logo. The logo redesign and corresponding website launch are intended to update the forward face of SEDS, a student organization making great leaps in space advocacy. With the […]

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