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Fraser
2008-Aug-01, 08:20 PM
Fifty years ago this week NASA was born. On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the "National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958." NASA replaced NACA, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, to meet the challenge of exploring beyond Earth, and in particular, to send a human into space. [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Aug-01, 09:34 PM
Hurrah!

publiusr
2008-Aug-01, 10:31 PM
Happy Birthday NASA. Odd--Tunguska was 50 around the time NASA was formed.