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
On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.
A new study shows that silica - one of the most common substances on Earth - is formed when massive stars explode.
The most luminous galaxy ever discovered is cannibalizing not one, not two, but at least three smaller galaxies, which could explain its extreme brightness.
On Nov. 26, engineers will look for a combination of signals to determine whether the next spacecraft to Mars lands safely.