H.R. 12575 (85th): An Act to provide for research into problems of flight within and outside the earths atmosphere, and for other purposes

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85th Congress (1957–1958)


Enacted on Jul 29, 1958


Pub.L. 85-568


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Last Updated: Jul 29, 1958


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The National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (Pub.L. 85–568) is the United States federal statute that created the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Act, which followed close on the heels of the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik, was drafted by the United States House Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration and on July ...


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