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2008-Oct-02, 01:00 AM
NASA turns 50 years old today. On Oct. 1, 1958 the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA) officially became the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. "It was a relatively easy transition," said Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong in a rare public appearance commemorating NASA's anniversary. "We were already riding on rockets and research [...]

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