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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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QuikSCAT imaged winds during many storms

After a decade of measuring ocean winds and another decade of calibrating newer instruments, the venerable QuikSCAT scatterometer has been turned off.



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Beaufort Sea

The Arctic Ocean's sea ice blanket has already lost most of its old ice and two-thirds of its thickness. The younger ice is thinning more slowly and variably.



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Temperature of clouds or the surface in and around Hurricane Michael

Many NASA instruments are keeping tabs on Hurricane Michael from space, including AIRS and MISR. Here's what they've seen.



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Nagin Cox

Nagin Cox grew up hearing that girls were "worthless"-so she set her sights on NASA and never looked back.



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Eduardo (Eddie) Castro uses a paint meter

JPL's paint shop does 1,000 jobs a year. While every piece of spacecraft that comes through the shop is important, one headed for the Red Planet provides a little extra oomph.



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