On July 29, 1958 Eisenhower signed the Act that founded NASA, which became operational on October 1, 1958 with four laboratories and about 8000 employees.
Sculptures of the galaxy
¿Why this page?
In the first instance, the intent of the program was first put a manned spacecraft into orbit and it was done under the pressure of competition between the United State and the USSR in the so-called Space Race that took place during the Cold War.
We want these pages offer summaries and images of missions carried out by NASA, hoping that somehow it can serve as material for preliminary consultation.
Apart from the fact enable us to admire our space and thus appreciate the grandeur of creation, which remains of this magnitude, the hand of a supreme being had to have taken place.
The last news of the NASA
Engineers will now test delivering samples to instruments inside NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
GRACE Follow-On has launched, and both satellites are communicating with ground stations.
NASA is flying over Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano with an instrument that can detect topographical changes linked to the new lava flows.
A Cygnus cargo vehicle lifted off this morning for the International Space Station. JPL is involved with four of the onboard science payloads.