NASA

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August 13, 2022

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA (NASA), was established on July 29, 1958, according to the Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958. nation is a government agency Responsible for the US space program and long-term aerospace research. Manage or control research systems for both the civilian and military. In February 2005, NASA announced its primary mission was to pioneer the future of space exploration. scientific discovery and aerospace research, NASA's motto is "For the benefit of all"

History

Space Exploration Competition

after the soviet union Send the world's first satellite (Satellite Sputnik 1) went into space on October 4, 1957, the United States began to pay more attention to its own space program. Congress is intimidated by the threat of its security and technology leadership. President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his advisors held a month-long meeting that concluded that the United States needed to establish a new government agency. to be responsible for all non-military space activities. On July 29, 1958, President Eisenhower signed the 1958 National Aeronautics and Space Act to create the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Operations began on October 1, 1958. At that time, NASA consisted of four laboratories with approximately 8,000 employees transferred from the National Aviation Advisory Board (NACA), the state research agency that are over 46 years old NASA's first phase of the project was