Our Mission

  • Be the nation’s most trusted and central platform for focused and informed engagement aimed at the prioritization of national security space efforts and missions
  • Provide strategic, dedicated, and active education to ensure U.S. continued world leadership in national security space
  • Develop leadership perspectives and foster public and government support for national security space advancement and initiatives
  • Promote robust industry and government collaboration focused on the maturation of a synergetic, full-spectrum, mission-oriented national security space enterprise
  • Ensure a continued, bipartisan commitment to national security space that inspires collective action
  • Provide a human network within the national security space enterprise, government and industry alike, that fosters education, collaboration, and mentoring

Areas of Focus

Moorman Center for Space Studies

  • Convey an accurate, sober message that resonates across the political spectrum
  • Serve as the Heart & Soul of NSSA’s thought leadership
  • Outline national security policy, administration, and congressional processes
  • Leverage NSSA’s deeply talented membership pool and advisors
  • Act as NSSA’s nerve center for forums, studies, and think-pieces
  • Address the highly complex issues facing our National Security Space enterprise
  • Provide independent, thought-provoking studies to foster and illuminate debate topics
  • Offer the nation's best data-driven NSS budget analysis

Congressional Education & Outreach

  • Re-invigorate the Space Power Caucus
  • Brief congressional staff on space policy and budgeting
  • Host lunches for MLAs with current and past U.S. Government officials
  • Actively engage with professional staff
  • Coordinate with armed services, intelligence, and defense appropriations

Space Cadre Workforce Development

  • Develop Cleared for Success program, a pipeline that will cultivate and employ college students in national security space, government and industry positions, as well as offering SCI clearance at graduation
  • Start sponsored pilot programs for DoD, IC validated and possibly industry
  • Mentor professionals throughout their careers
  • Manage space cadre education within the industry

“NSSA is a wonderful group, singularly focused on national security space and the critical missions of our customers. It’s great being part of such a terrific and effective association!”

- Jeff T.