How It All Started

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been an organization of the United States government since October 1st, 1958. NASA’s job originated in the field of national security developing weapons and attempting to beat Russia in the the space race. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy announced “I believe that this nation should commit itself […]

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Economic Benefits of NASA

According to a paper written by Northeastern University, NASA has a 10:1 return rate on their spending, however some sites range it from 4:1 to 14:1. NASA currently employs 18,000 people, many of whom are scientists, engineers, and government contractors. NASA also will make inventions that have real marketplace value that results in many more jobs […]

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