The National Space Society of North Texas is a Dallas / Ft Worth area chapter of the National Space Society. We focus on educating and promoting social, economic, technological advancements in space.
We meet every 2nd Sunday of the month at Spring Creek BBQ off Beltline & 183 in Irving, TX at 3:30pm-5:00pm. Business meetings run from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Right now we are meeting virtually and you are welcome to join one our meetings.
Our meetings & presentations are free and open to the public, but membership has its perks! Members help support our public outreach programs, get the monthly chapter newsletter, and national members get a copy of the informative NSS Ad Astra magazine.
NSS-NT members attend many public outreach events throughout the year like our annual Moon Day event at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Astronomy Day at UT-Arlington Planetarium, annual Yuri’s Nightcelebration, and many exhibits, lectures, classes and demonstrations at various museums and venues like the Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Perot Museum, Noble Planetarium, C R Smith Museum, and much more in the Dallas and Fort Worth area.
Areas of Focus
Space Education & STEM
Space Development & Settlement
Space Exploration & Tourism
What We Do
Astronomy Day at UT-Arlington Planetarium, annual Yuri’s Night celebration, and many exhibits, lectures, classes and demonstrations at various museums and venues like the Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Perot Museum, Noble Planetarium, C R Smith Museum, and much more in the Dallas and Fort Worth area.
We also attend schools–public, private, home schooled, etc.–and other organizations to promote science, engineering and space. If you’d like to speak to someone about hosting us at your site or event, please email us at [email protected]. Our services are free because space and science are our passion.
More information is available on our Education and Outreach page.
The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Founded as the National Space Institute (1974) and L5 Society (1975), which merged to form NSS in 1987 (see merger proclamation), NSS is widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen’s voice on space. NSS has over 12 thousand members (and more supporters) and over 50 chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space.
For U.S. tax purposes, NSS is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) educational, non-profit corporation. All donations to NSS are fully tax deductible (as allowed by your local laws).