NASA Logo – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the civilian and military U.S. federal agency for aviation and aerospace . NASA was on the 29th Founded in July 1958. The NASA Headquarters is located in Washington, DC ( NASA Headquarters , 300 E Street SW).
NASA called her vision “to improve life here, extend the life outside and life as to find out” . Hence the mission “to understand our home planet and protect the universe to explore and search for life and to inspire the next generation of researchers ” . In February 2006, NASA emphasized the protection of soil from their mission statement to allow the by then-President George W. Bush announced to harmonize space flight program.
NASA began in this decade will continue building the EOS, so that in 2008 a fleet of 15 earth observation satellites was available, with the atmosphere, land surfaces, oceans, ice cover and solar radiation were investigated. After the Columbia accident in February 2003 was a fundamental review of priorities and goals of the entire NASA space program. On 14 January 2004 President George W. Bush announced the “Vision for Space Exploration” is a long-term program that should resume the exploration of the Moon by manned flights to eventually land astronauts on Mars. For this project, no additional funds were provided, instead, should be through internal reallocation, which was borne by the entire scientific and Earth observation program, the appropriate resources are procured. This ongoing development has been delayed, and plans for follow-up missions had to be partially abandoned.