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  • 6 Encyclopedia Article

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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

1,072 words, approx. 4 pages
Legislative Environment When Congress created the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1958, it did not consider the need to commercialize space. At the time, the United States was ... Read more
625 words, approx. 3 pages
Civilians in Space Within a few years of the space shuttle's debut in 1981, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) declared the spaceships operational and set about fulfilling... Read more
738 words, approx. 3 pages
Tracking Stations One of the key elements of spaceflight is the ability to track spacecraft and obtain telemetry that informs ground controllers of the condition of spacecraft and crew. Ground-based &... Read more
1,367 words, approx. 5 pages
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was formed in 1958 from the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) and other ag... Read more
4,080 words, approx. 14 pages
Excerpts from the Space Science Enterprise Strategic Plan: Origins, Evolution, and Destiny of the Cosmos and Life by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) Excerpts from The Space Scienc... Read more
1,974 words, approx. 7 pages
National Aeronautics and Space Administration The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the principal civilian space agency in the United States, and the leading space science agen... Read more
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