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SEA Legislative Blitz Set for February

Space Exploration Alliance Legislative Blitz February 2014 The Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) will be holding its annual grassroots visit to Congress, known as the “Legislative Blitz”, in Washington, D.C. from Sunday, February 23 to Tuesday, February 25, 2014. With unprecedented budgetary pressures facing the legislative and executive branches of government, it is uncertain which path our nation’s leaders will take with respect to our nation’s space program. More than ever […]

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  • January 11, 2014
SEA Completes Successful Legislative Blitz

March 2, 2012, Washington, DC (NSS PR)
— The National Space Society (NSS) is pleased to announce that this year’s Legislative Blitz was very successful, as we called on Congress to work with the Administration and NASA to reach consensus on a unified and comprehensive human and robotic spaceflight program.

The annual Blitz, conducted in conjunction with 12 other non-profit space advocacy organizations that collectively form the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA), is a grassroots event that unites individuals from all walks of life and with diverse political beliefs to meet with members of Congress and/or their staff to stress the importance of space exploration and development.


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  • March 5, 2012
NSS, SEA Plan Annual Legislative Blitz

What: National Space Society/Space Exploration Alliance 2012 Legislative Blitz When: Sunday, February 26 through Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Description: Every February, as the U.S. Congress begins its deliberations on the federal budget, NSS members visit Representatives and Senators in their offices in Washington, DC, in support of the Society’s most important space-related agenda items for the year. This event, held over a three-day period, typically involves meetings with over one […]

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  • December 28, 2011
NSS, SEA Plan Legislative Blitz

A note from NSS Executive Director Gary Barnhardt: The National Space Society and the Space Exploration Alliance invite you to participate in the annual Legislative Blitz in Washington, D.C. from February 27 to March 1. The 2011 Blitz comes at a crucial moment. In September 2010, Congress passed the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. It is now time for Congress to enact legislation that appropriates the required funding in compliance […]

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  • February 15, 2011
Space Exploration Alliance to Blitz Congress Next Week


The Space Exploration Alliance, the nation’s largest coalition of non-profit space advocacy groups, is poised for its annual visit to Capitol Hill where members will embody the broad public support for human space exploration.

SEA members will be meeting with over 100 Congressional members and staff between February 21 – 23, one of the most ambitious campaigns since the inception of the annual SEA events in 2004.


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  • February 18, 2010
NSS, SEA to Blitz Congress in February; SFF in March



From February 21-23, 2010, the National Space Society (NSS) and the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) will be holding the annual Legislative Blitz. The 2010 Blitz comes at a crucial moment in the formulation of space policy.


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  • November 30, 2009
SEA Congressional Blitz Declared Success

The National Space Society has this update on its blog about its recent blitz of Capitol Hill: The National Space Society was part of Space Exploration Alliance 2009 Blitz which occured February 22-24, 2009 in Washington, DC. We had 128 meetings, of those, 37 were with Senate offices. Individuals representing National Society of Black Engineers, The Moon Society, The Mars Society, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, American […]

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  • March 5, 2009
NSS, SEA to Blitz Congress Next Month

From the NSS website… The National Space Society and the Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) are gearing up for the next Legislative Blitz in Washington, D.C. This event will be held from Sunday, February 22 through Tuesday, February 24. This event brings together members of the National Space Society and other non-profit space advocacy groups from around the nation for a grassroots “blitz” of the Hill, meeting with as many Congressional […]

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  • January 8, 2009
Space Exploration Alliance Blitzes Capitol Hill

The Mars Society’s Alex Kirk has an interesting story over at The Space Review about the Space Exploration Alliance’s recent lobbying of Congress. Space enthusiasts from throughout the country spent two days visiting 123 Senate and House offices, pushing for more space funding and informing staff members about key issues of concern to the space community. “The results of these meetings were predictably mixed,” Kirk reported. “Some offices continued to […]

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  • March 3, 2008