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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established by Congress in July 1958 to manage the aeronautics and space activities sponsored by the United States outside of Department of Defense activities. NASA worked in five main programs to reach the objectives set in the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958: space science and applications, manned space flight, launch vehicle development, tracking and data acquisition, and advanced research and technology.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0210

Creator

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Date

1955-1973

Provenance

No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0210, public domain

Extent

6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Publications

Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents published by NASA covering a variety of topics including NASA missions, both manned and unmanned, data applications, project proposals, and 'spin-off' benefits.

Genre/Form

Photographs

Publications

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Topics Astronautics
Manned space flight
Space flight
Space sciences
Periodicals
Works of art

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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