NASA

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May 28, 2022

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established on July 29, 1958, under the Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958. nation is a government agency Responsible for the long-term US space program and aerospace research. Manage or control the research system for both the civilian and the 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 met for months and came to the conclusion that the United States needed to establish a new government agency. to undertake 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 operates on October 1, 1958. are over 46 years old NASA's first phase of the project was