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On the anniversary of the centenary of the founding of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, or NACA – NASA's predecessor – this two-page timeline highlights key moments and achievements in NACA and NASA aeronautical history from 1915 through 2015.

Zoom in and scroll through the photos and information to learn how these two organizations shaped air transportation as we know it.

For interesting historical context, the poster also lists the following for each year (when available):
  • U.S. President
  • NACA Director
  • NASA Administrator
  • Price of Gas
  • Collier Trophy Winner(s)
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
  • Time Magazine Person of the Year
  • Academy Award for Best Picture
+ NACA/NASA Aero Achievements 1915-2015 Timeline


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