All About NASA

All About NASA

Published on 11 May 2020

No Audio. About NASA Programs and advancements.

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All AboutNASABy: Aya Omar
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QUOTE: 
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  “Accomplishment Will   Prove to be a journey, not a destination.” -President Dwight D. Eisenhower 
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NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). was founded on July29th, 1958. By PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower. It had replaced the NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics)
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NASA has had many  multi-missionprograms to gain knowledge of the cosmos.
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Such as....
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Program: Mercury
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Program: Gemini
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Program: Apollo
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Program 1: Mercury
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- First official NASA program
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- Included two manned suborbital flights and four orbital flights 
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- "Fathered" the Gemini Missionsand "fostered" the Apollo Missions
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Program 2: Gemini
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- NASA's second human spaceflight program.
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-Began in 1961 and ended in 1966
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-Each time, the Geminicarried one 2-astronaut crew
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-Put a total of 16 peopleinto orbit around the Earth
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Program 3: Apollo
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-On the first test flight, a fire erupted in the cockpit of the aircraft, killing the three men inside.
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-The main goal was to get a man on the moon
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-There were 15 missions in the Apollo Program 
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- Over all, the missions weresuccessful
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-The program was a greatstep towards making Americaknown for space exploration
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All of these missions and programs have impacted society in countless ways, all overthe world.
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There have been so many more advancements in technology that made furtherexploration possible. What used to be a dream,has been made a reality, several times. Even now,NASA is still working to achieve more of the unachievable. 
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Works Cited
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Hambleton, Kathryn. “Artemis I Overview.” NASA, NASA, 20 Feb. 2018, www.nasa.gov/content/artemis-i-overview.Davis, Kathleen. “10 Inspirational Presidential Quotes.” Entrepreneur, 15 Feb. 2013, www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/225769.