What is the full form of NASA
NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA is a USA government agency. It works for civilian space program as well as for aeronautics, scientific discovery and aerospace research. It was established in 1958 by president Dwight D. Eisenhower. It is focused on the development of peaceful applications (rather than military) in space science.
NASA Headquarters, in Washington provides overall guidance and direction to the agency. It works in the area of four principal organizations.
1) Aeronautics: Its research focused on meeting the requirement of global demands as more environmental friendly and sustainable aviation technology.
2) Human Exploration and Operations: It focuses on international space station operations and development of commercial spaceflight.
3) Science: It explores the earth and other planets in the solar system, finds out the best route of discovery for the benefit of society.
4) Space Technology: It develops innovative and revolutionary technologies that enables NASA future mission for the befit of nation and Human being.
Space Flight Programs
NASA has conducted both manned and unmanned space flight programs.
NASA is most famous for its space flight programs both manned and unmanned.
1) Manned Space Programs
Following is the list of some big missions of NASA manned space program.
2) Unmanned Space Programs
There are more than 1000 unmanned missions have been designed to explore the earth and other planets in the solar system. NASA also launches communication satellites for the welfare of human society.
List of some important unmanned space programs: