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Select Your Member Type

Thank you for your interest in joining the National Space Society (NSS) and supporting us in our quest to promote the creation of a spacefaring civilization. NSS offers a variety of membership options with a range a benefits at a variety of levels of support.

The Join Process

  1. Select your member type - which you do here.
  2. Select your username - which you will use to manage your profile, access INSIDE.NSS.ORG and publications per your membership level.
  3. Select a membership and payment plan (the options offered depend on which member type you choose on this page).
  4. Enter your personal information
  5. Enter your payment information and submit it.

For detailed information about each member type and its associated memberships, click the box below.

Benefits of an Individual-Premium Member:

  • Receive the print edition of Ad Astra magazine
  • Access to the online edition of Ad Astra magazine
  • Receive NSS Downlink Digital Newsletter
  • Voting rights for specified elections and awards
  • Access to INSIDE.NSS.ORG features
  • Discounted International Space Development Conference (ISDC) registration
  • Your name published in Ad Astra magazine and on our website

Membership and Payment Options:

Settler Individual-Premium Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $107.99/month (7% Off Annual)
  • Annual for $1,400.00/year

Pioneer Individual-Premium Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $53.99/month (7% Off Annual)
  • Annual for $700.00/year

Explorer Individual-Premium Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $26.99/month (7% Off Annual)
  • Annual for $350.00/year

SELECT Individual-Premium Option


Benefits of an Individual-Plus Member:

  • Receive the print edition of Ad Astra magazine
  • Access to the online edition of Ad Astra magazine
  • Receive NSS Downlink Digital Newsletter
  • Access to INSIDE.NSS.ORG features
  • Voting rights for specified elections and awards
  • Discounted International Space Development Conference (ISDC) registration

Membership and Payment Options:

Pathfinder Individual-Plus Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $15.99/month (save $8.12/year)
  • Annual for $200.00/year

Voyager Individual-Plus Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $9.99/month (save $10.12/year)
  • Annual for $130.00/year

Surveyor Individual-Plus Membership

  • Monthly Auto-Renew for $5.99/month (save $8.12/year)
  • Annual for $80.00/year

SELECT Individual-Plus Option


Benefits of an Individual-Basic Member:

  • Subscription to the online edition of Ad Astra magazine
  • Option to add a print subscription to Ad Astra magazine ($10 add-on)
  • Receive NSS Downlink Digital Newsletter
  • Access to INSIDE.NSS.ORG features
  • Voting rights for specified elections and awards
  • Discounted International Space Development Conference (ISDC) registration

Membership and Payment Options:

Regular Individual-Basic Membership

  • Annual for $45.00/year

Senior Individual-Basic Membership

  • Annual for $35.00/year

Student Individual-Basic Membership

  • Annual for $25.00/year

SELECT Individual-Basic Option


Benefits of an NSS Associate Member:

  • Receive NSS Downlink Digital Newsletter
  • Access to INSIDE.NSS.ORG features

Membership and Payment Options:

NSS Associate Membership

  • Annual for $5.00/year

SELECT NSS Associate Option



If you already know the member type option you want to join as, select it from the list below and click the Continue button.





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