Tag Archives: NASA

Exploring the Unknown

Exploring the Unknown

This is a projected eight volume series of selected documents in the history of the U.S. civil space program, published by NASA  Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume I, Organizing for ...

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50th Anniversary NASA Publications

50th Anniversary NASA Publications

These documents were created in remembrance of NASA’s 50+ years of history. NASA 50th Anniversary Proceedings. NASA’s First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives. (NASA SP-2010-4704) by Steven Dick [765 Pages, 9.11 MB] Remembering the ...

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The Space Race

The Space Race

The Space Race was an informal competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to see who could make the furthest advancements into space first. It involved the efforts to explore outer space with artificial satellites, to send ...

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Stardust Mission

Stardust Mission

The primary goal of the Stardust mission was to collect samples of a comet and return them to Earth for laboratory analysis. Comets are ancient bodies of frozen ice and dust that formed beyond the orbit of the most distant planet. They were ...

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