What does NASA mean?

Definitions for NASAˈnæs ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA(noun)

    an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight


  1. NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1958 with a distinctly civilian orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science. The National Aeronautics and Space Act was passed on July 29, 1958, replacing its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. The agency became operational on October 1, 1958. Since that time, most U.S. space exploration efforts have been led by NASA, including the Apollo moon-landing missions, the Skylab space station, and later the Space Shuttle. Currently, NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is overseeing the development of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Commercial Crew vehicles. The agency is also responsible for the Launch Services Program which provides oversight of launch operations and countdown management for unmanned NASA launches. Most recently, NASA announced a new Space Launch System that it said would take the agency's astronauts farther into space than ever before and provide the cornerstone for future human space exploration efforts by the U.S.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NASA in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NASA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Quayle:

    For NASA, space is still a high priority.

  2. Ellen Stofan:

    You know, we're really spending that money here on Earth, we get amazing technology spinoffs from the work NASA has done.

  3. Walt Cunningham:

    The budget has got to go up for NASA, nASA's budget is way too low to do the things that we talked about doing here this afternoon.

  4. Jennifer Levasseur:

    Of our 'never before seen on display' objects, I would say that Cernan's OPS cover from Apollo 17 is fantastic since we opened its NASA packaging just for this exhibit.

  5. Dr Jaffe:

    NASA and the US Department of Energy did a study in the late 70s that cost $ 20 million at the time and looked at it in pretty great depth, the conclusion at that time was that there was nothing wrong with the physics but the real question is the economics.

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