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NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which was established in 1958, is the agency responsible for the public space program of the United States of America.

NASA's vision is "to improve life here, extend life to there, and to find life beyond".

Its mission is "to understand and protect our home planet; to explore the Universe and search for life; and to inspire the next generation of explorers".

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