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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

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 82 words.

A civilian agency formed in 1958 to coordinate and direct the whole of aeronautical and space research in the USA. Its headquarters are in Washington, DC. As well as collaborating with...

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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). 236 words.

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

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NASA Communications Network

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 56 words.

The NASA network that provides communications support for its Tracking and Data-Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), which manages Tracking

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NASA Communications Network

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 65 words.

The NASA network that provides communications support for its Tracking and Data-Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), which manages *...

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Beyond Einstein NASA office

in Astronomy & Geophysics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 77 words.

The increasing importance of missions to tackle fundamental science questions has led NASA to set up an office dedicated to the “Beyond Einstein” programme.

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NASA Infrared Telescope Facility

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A 3-m reflector for infrared astronomy, particularly of Solar System objects, opened in 1979 at Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii. It is operated for NASA by the University of Hawaii.

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NASA Infrared Telescope Facility

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 41 words.

A 3-m reflector for infrared astronomy, particularly of Solar System objects, opened in 1979 at *Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii. It is operated for NASA by the University of Hawaii....

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NASA Communications Network

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(NASCOM)

The NASA network that provides communications support for its Tracking and Data-Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), which manages Tracking and Data-Relay Satellites. NASCOM...

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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

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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NASA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 6 words.

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NASA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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NASA

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 7 words.

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NASA

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8 words.

Abbr. for *National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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NASA

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 9 words.

Abbr. for *National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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NASA

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 43 words.

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration, the agency of the US federal government that was established under the National Aeronautics

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NASA

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 42 words.

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which was created in 1958, and whose mission is to advance and

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NASA

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 46 words.

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which was created in 1958, and whose mission is to advance and

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NASA

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 46 words.

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which was created in 1958, and whose mission is to advance and

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