Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many
great scientific and technological feats in air and space.
NASA technology also has been adapted for many nonaerospace
uses by the private sector. NASA remains a leading force in
scientific research and in stimulating public interest in
aerospace exploration, as well as science and technology in
general. Perhaps more importantly, our exploration of space
has taught us to view Earth, ourselves, and the universe in a
new way. While the tremendous technical and scientific
accomplishments of NASA demonstrate vividly that humans can
achieve previously inconceivable feats, we also are humbled by
the realization that Earth is just a tiny "blue marble" in the
cosmos. Check out our "Thinking
About NASA History" folder online as an introduction to
how history can help you.
HISTORY AT NASA HEADQUARTERS:
by former NASA Chief Historian Roger Launius on the accomplishments of the NASA History Division.
CONFERENCE AND RELATED PUBLICATION
The NACA Centenary: A Symposium on 100 Years of Aerospace Research and Development
Held on Tuesday, March 3 – Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Moving Beyond Earth Gallery,
National Air and Space Museum, Independence Avenue, Washington DC
For more details, please see the NACA Symposium site for information.
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics: An Annotated Bibliography, Monographs in Aerospace History, No. 55, 2014. (NASA SP-2014-4555).
For documents, videos, and bios, please visit our NACA site at http://history.nasa.gov/naca/
NASA HISTORY FELLOWSHIPS:
of Science Society (HSS) Fellowship in the History of Space
Fellowship in the History of Space
NASA FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
NASA HISTORY NEWS & NOTES
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