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
Look closely, and you can make out the lander's solar panels.
Asia's high mountain glaciers are flowing more slowly as they melt, affecting the water supply of the arid plains below the peaks.
Upcoming 16th science pass of Jupiter marks Juno's halfway point in prime mission data collection.
Two new image mosaics detail the lander's deck and "workspace" - the surface where it will eventually set down its science instruments.