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NASA

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration, the agency of the US federal government that was established under the National Aeronautics and Space Act 1958 to plan, direct, and conduct...

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NASA

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 179 words.

(USA) Established in 1958 in the wake of the Soviet Sputnik space mission. NASA was generously funded throughout

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NASA (USA)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 229 words.

Established in 1958 in the wake of the Soviet Sputnik space mission. NASA was generously funded throughout the 1960s, in

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NASA

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 8 words.

[Ab] See National Association of State Archaeologists.

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NASA

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 76 words.

A civilian agency formed in 1958 to coordinate and direct the whole of aeronautical and space research in the USA.

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NASA

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 80 words.

A civilian agency formed in 1958 to coordinate and direct the whole of aeronautical and space research in the USA.

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Nasa

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 90 words.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, an independent American government agency founded in 1958 to research and develop vehicles and

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NASA

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

Acronym for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a US government organization.

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NASA

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 10 words.

in the US, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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NASA

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 7 words.

abbr. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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NASA’s Applications Satellites and National Security Requirements

James E. David.

in Spies and Shuttles

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13168 words.

With their increasingly sophisticated instruments and ability to collect more data, NASA's application satellites in the Shuttle era helped meet national security requirements. Landsat...

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