NS as an abbreviation can mean:
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy ("warrantless wiretapping") concerns surveillance of persons within the United States during the collection of allegedly foreign intelligence by the U.S.
The NSEL (National spot Exchange Ltd) scam or NSEL fraud was a systematic and premeditated fraud perpetrated in the commodity market from 2007 to 2013 by the Jignesh Shah owned National Spot Exchange (NSEL), a private company based in Mumbai, India.
NSU Motorenwerke AG, or NSU, was a German manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and pedal cycles, founded in 1873. Acquired by Volkswagen Group in 1969, VW merged NSU with Auto Union, creating Audi NSU Auto Union AG, ultimately Audi.
National Security Council Report 68 (NSC-68) was a 58-page top secret policy paper by the United States National Security Council presented to President Harry S.
NS Savannah was the first nuclear-powered merchant ship. Built in the late 1950s at a cost of $46.9 million, including a $28.3 million nuclear reactor and fuel core, funded by United States government agencies, Savannah was a demonstration project for the potential use of nuclear energy.
NSCAD University, also known as the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, is a post-secondary art school in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.