Welcome to the website of the Nelson Science Society (NSS) and its Astronomy Section (AS). NSS is a branch of the Royal Society Te Apārangi and promotes science within the Nelson/Tasman region by holding regular scientific talks from a variety of experts throughout the year and by promoting science education in schools and colleges.

The Astronomy section is run as an independent constituent of the NSS and maintains its own program of events (see Astronomy Section pages for full details and newsletter).

See the Support page for details of how you can become a member.

Aerospace Challenge 2019

NZ AEROSPACE CHALLENGE 2019  The Aerospace Challenge offers a superb opportunity for keen and able people to get involved in assessing land and water pollution using the best-available satellite imagery, plus perhaps drone data dependent on the participants’ interests. Full information is available here: https://nzaerospacechallenge.com/ More… Read More