Reports to Our Members
Updated August 3, 2011
This Section of the Moon Society Website was launched August 24, 2004
At this location, members and friends will find Progress Reports on the Moon Society's continuing efforts to further the goal of exploration and development of the Moon leading to a permanent resident population of hardy and resourceful pioneers.
Monthly "Frontlines" Reports We began publishing monthly "Frontlines" progress reports in April 2008, with a prominent Bold Yellow link at the bottom of the front page Moon Society Current News Section. These reports are being archived. Simply click on the current Frontlines Report for an archive of previous monthly reports.
NOTE: The Frontlines Report has been discontinued as of May 1, 2011New Section: "On the Lunar Upbeat" - As of January 5, 2011, below the Moon Society Announcements section on our homepage, this will list links to positive proposals to return to the Moon in an affordable and productive way
2012.08.02 - Society Prepares for 5th Annual Membership Meeting - August 8th
2011.09.10 - Society Web Site migrates to new hosting service
2011.08.03 - Society selects new Staff Team
2011.08.02 - Society elects a new slate of Officers and Directors
2011.07.18 - Society Prepares for 4th Annual Membership Meeting - August 10th
2011.05-26 - The Moon may have 100 X more water than expected
2011.04.02 - Moonbeams Fiction Publication gets an Upgrade
2011.03.19 - Enter our new Space Tourism Essay Contest
2011.03.17 - Moon Society Heralds Dawn of Human-Robonaut Space Age
2011.02.25 - Society Congratulates India's Chadrayaan-1 Team for Discovery of Intact Lava Tube Section on the Moon
2011.01.05 - Society endorses Paul Spudis’ Plan to return to the Moon in an affordable way
Archived Previous Reports
2010.12.01 - Disabled Veterans are now able to join the Society at a special discount rate
2010.09.28 - Introduing our new Logo-Banner2010.08.18 - Introducing two new Moon Society Advisors Society Congratulates Mexico on the creation of The Mexican Space Society
2010.06.04 - Space-X Falcon 9 Reaches Orbit on Maiden Launch!Society Members may apply for Moon Society Visa Plantinum card from Capital One
2009.12.16 - Moon Society Applauds Congress' Reaffirmation of NASA's Moon Program
2009.11.14 - Announcing the Formation of Moon Society India
2009.07.20 - The Moon Society's Goals Go Beyond those of NASA
2009.05.19 - New "MMM Glossary" IntroducedSociety President to get O'Neill Award from NSS at ISDC 2009
2009.02.10 - Society Introduces Nine New Advisors
2008.11.18 - Society Introduces MMM-India Quarterly
2008.11.10 - Society Introduces Science Fiction Publication: Moonbeams
2008.10.01 - Moon Society Applauds Space-X Falcon 1 Launch Success
2008.09.12 - Moon Society releases (for current members only) 2008 Annual Report in Preparation for 1st Annual Membership Meeting on September 17th2008.08.06 - Moon Society prepares for 1st Annual Membership Meeting
2008.06.13 - Moon Society exhibits finished Solar Power Beaming Demonstration unit at ISDC 2008
2008.05.16 - Moon Society lauds and Supports NSS Statement on Reauthorizing the Vision for Space Exploration2008.03.19 Society Notes the Passing of Arthur C. Clarke
2008.02.15 Moon Society Progress Report & Update
2007.01.17 Four More Persons Join Board of Advisors
2005.12.15 Members now have access to the Selenology, the quarterly publication of the American Lunar Society and the monthly newsletters of the Planetary Society of Youth (India)
2005.12.11 Artemis Moonbase Sim 1 website is under construction for our February 25 - March 12 mission to the Mars Desert Research Station
2005.12.08 BBC TV Crew videotapes and interviews three Artemis Moonbase Sim 1 Crew Members at Mars Desert Outpost.
2005.10.11 A second Call for Crew Volunteers for Moonbase Exercises in Utah is sent out.
2005.10.10 MDRS Program Manager Tony Muscatello confirms that the Crew #45 slot is reserved for a Moon Society Crew, with our dates February 25 through March 12, 2006.
2005.02.16 Board of Directors Fills Two Vacancies
2005.01.02 Society President Guest on the Space Show
2004.11.28 Introducing the first 15 members of our new Board of Advisors
2004.11.28 Second PO Box added for Mail concerning Society Programs and Projects, Chapters and Volunteers, and other nonlegal, non-membership matters.
2004.11.28 Report on India Moon Mission Contest Results. This contest was co-sponsored by the Moon Society through the Chapters Coordinator's office.
2004.11.27 Society defines "Sparkplug Roles" for individuals who either because of schedule, location, or temperament, prefer to work alone. There is much that talented and self-motivating individuals can do to advance the Society's progress towards its goals.
2004.11.20 Report on Initial Project Feasibility Findings for the Rent-MDRS Project
2004.11.17 Chapter Rules are eased to better promote Chapter formation and growth. The minimum number of Moon Society members required to apply for full chapter status is reduced from five to three. And now chapters may have associate members who are not also members of the Society.
2004.10.05 Report on the Opportunity to Rent the Mars Desert Research Station for Lunar Outpost Simulations, A window of opportunity has been provided by the Mars Society's decision to make this facility, MDRS, available to other groups for 2-week long crew rotations, for a rental charge that should be relatively easy to cover with sponsor funds. We are putting together a team to look into the design of a simulations program to include operations that will be uniquely relevant to lunar outposts as well as operations areas that will apply to both lunar and Mars outposts, but have not been simulated by previous MDRS crews.
2004.10.05 Report on the Moon-Mars Homestead Simulation Project. on the invitation extended to Moon Society Members to participate in the new member-originated Mars Society project: the Mars Homestead Simulation Project.
2004.08.24 Report on the Moon Society's Presence at the Mars Society Convention 2004, Chicago, IL, August 19-22, 2004. The report includes an initial list of areas for collaboration and cooperation between the two societies, to which their has been a very positive reaction by Mars Society President Robert Zubrin.
2004.03.15 The Moon: Why and How we Should Return