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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?

Sculptures of the galaxy 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.

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.

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Artist's illustration of NASA's Cloudsat satellite

NASA's nearly 12-year-old CloudSat satellite has exited the Afternoon Constellation, or A-Train, of Earth monitoring satellites, but its science mission will continue.



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An artist's rendition of the InSight lander operating on the surface of Mars.

NASA has sent lots of missions to Mars, but InSight will stand apart in a number of ways.



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This animation blinks between two images of NASA's Mars Phoenix Lander hardware around the mission's 2008 landing site

This animation blinks between two images taken nearly a decade apart of the 2008 landing site of NASA's Mars Phoenix mission, showing that dust has obscured landing marks.



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The flow of Antarctic ice

A NASA study based on an innovative technique for crunching torrents of satellite data provides the clearest picture yet of changes in Antarctic ice flow into the ocean.



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Artist concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby mode on Feb. 15 in response to sensing an unexpectedly low battery voltage.



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