The Influence Of NASA

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One of the government programs created was NASA which is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration .The Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs helped NASA learn about flying in space.This led to the first human landing on the moon in 1969, which meant they beat Russia in the space race. Since landing on the moon in 1969 we now have Space probes have visited every planet in the solar system. We are getting more and more information from outside of earth walls every day. Many Americans may be aware of some of NASA's major responsibilities. Astronauts in orbit conduct scientific research. Satellites help scientists learn more about Earth. Space probes study the solar system, and beyond. New developments improve air travel and other aspects

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