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Now NASA has become the world's premier agent for exploration, carrying on in "the new ocean" of outer space a long tradition of expanding the physical and mental boundaries of humanity .Slide 3: NASA WAS ESTABLISHED ON 29 TH JULY 1958 BY THE U.S CONGRESS It is a civilian agency responsible for coordinating America's activities in space. Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. Source : www.nasa.govSlide 4: NASA ADMINISTRATOR Charles F. Bolden Nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., began his duties as the twelfth Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on July 17, 2009. As Administrator.Slide 5: NASA DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR Lori B. Garver Garver's confirmation as deputy administrator marks the second time she has worked for NASA. Her first period of service to the agency was from 1996 to 2001 She first served as a special assistant to the NASA administrator and senior policy analyst for the Office of Policy and PlansSlide 6: NASA POPULAR MISSIONS The APOLLO PROGRAM was the United States spaceflight effort which landed the first humans on Earth's MoonSlide 7: SPACE SHUTTLE , officially called Space Transportation System ( STS ), was the United States government's manned launched vehicle program from 1981 to 2011. The SHUTTLE is the only winged manned spacecraft to achieve orbit and land, and the only reusable space vehicle that has ever made multiple flights into orbit.Slide 8: INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (ISS) is an internationally developed research facility currently being assembled in Low Earth Orbit The ISS consists of Canada, Japan, the Russian Federation, the United States, and eleven Member States of the European Space AgencySlide 9: HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE (HST) is a space telescope that was carried into orbit by a Space Shuttle in 1990 The HST was built by the United States space agency NASA, with contributions from the European Space Agency, and is operated by the Space Telescope Science Institute. It is named after the astronomer Edwin HubbleSlide 10: CASSINI HUYGENS is a joint NASA/ESA/ASI spacecraft mission studying the planet Saturn and its many natural satellites since 2004 Launched in 1997 after nearly two decades of gestation, it includes a Saturn orbiter and an atmospheric probe/lander for the moon TitanSlide 11: MARS EXPLORATION ROVER MISSION (MER) is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars The mission's scientific objective was to search for and characterize a wide range of rocks and soils that hold clues to past water activity on Mars.Slide 12: STS- 135 was the final mission of the American Space Shuttle. The mission was launched on 8 July and landed on 21 July 2011 The four person STS-135 crew was the smallest of any shuttle mission since April 1983's STS-6 The 13-day mission carried more than 9,400 pounds of spare parts, spare equipment and other supplies. The supplies were delivered to sustain space station operations for the next year.Slide 13: FUTURE MISSIONS OF NASA MAVEN: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission, scheduled for launch in late 2013, will be the first mission devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere.Slide 14: NuSTAR : The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array It is scheduled to launch into low-Earth equatorial orbit in February 2012. The NuSTAR mission will deploy the first focusing telescopes to image the sky in the high energy X-ray (6 - 79 keV ) region of the electromagnetic spectrum. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.