29 Jul '13, 4pm

Happy 55th bday @NASA #OnThisDay in tech history Eisenhower signed National Aeronautics & Space Act, forming #NASA

Happy 55th bday @NASA #OnThisDay in tech history Eisenhower signed National Aeronautics & Space Act, forming #NASA

On this day in tech history, President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 which established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA has been expanding the boundaries of humanity in line with its vision "to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind" since it became operational in October 1958 . It has pushed the frontiers of aeronautics for over 50 years , putting men on the moon , landing on Mars , flying the space shuttle , and building the International Space Station , but it was first conceived after the Soviets launched Sputnik on October 4, 1957 , during the Cold War. Just weeks later, Senator Lyndon B Johnson began hearings on American space and missile activities in the Preparedness Investigating Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Then, Johnson ...

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