Ad Astra

Frequency: Quarterly

Year founded: 1989

Company: National Space Society

Country: United States

Based in: Washington DC

Language: English


Ad Astra is the quarterly magazine of the National Space Society (NSS). The name literally means "To the Stars". The magazine came into being following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute which became the NSS in 1987. The magazine was established in 1989. It is based in Washington DC.

Imaginova, publisher of, published Ad Astra from 2005 to 2008. From 2008 until the company closed, the magazine was published by MM Publishing.


Printing & Graphics Communications Association:

Award of Excellence for 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

Best of Category for 2003, 2002

Best Web Printed Piece for 2003

International Association of Business Communicators:

Silver Inkwell Award of Excellence for 2002