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The National Aeronautics and Space Act was passed on ___________ which replaced NACA.

August 29, 1958
March 29, 1958
September 29, 1958
July 29, 1958


The National Aeronautics and Space Act was passed on July 29, 1958, replacing its predecessor, NACA.

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What was the Annual budget of NASA in 2012?

US$5.8 billion
US$11.8 billion
US$17.8 billion
US$28.8 billion


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Around how many unmanned missions have been designed to explore the Earth and the solar system by NASA ?

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100
400
700
1000


More than 1,000 unmanned missions have been designed to explore the Earth and the solar system. Besides exploration, communication satellites have also been launched by NASA

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Dryden pilot "Neil Armstrong" of NASA spent ________ days, 14 hours, 12 minutes, and 30 seconds in the space.

5
6
7
8


Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

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Apart from the space programs, NASA has also undertaken programs related to ___________ research.

health
plant
civilian
petroleum


Apart from the space programs, NASA has also undertaken programs related to civilian and military aerospace research.

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By which year, NASA is targetting to land human beings on Mars ?

2035
2037
2027
2020


The future space projects of NASA include setting up of a permanent functional base on the moon by 2024 and to land human beings on Mars by 2037.

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Who was the last head of NASA ?

Michael D. Griffin
Michael A. Griffin
Michael G. Griffin
Michael S. Griffin


The head of NASA is the administrator, who is also the senior advisor to the President of United States. Michael D. Griffin served the post of NASA administrator from April 2005 to January 2009. At present, the post is vacant.

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NASA's twin robots "Spirit" and "Opportunity" have successfully reached the surface of Mars in __________.

2004
2003
2002
2000


NASA's twin robots Spirit and Opportunity have successfully reached the surface of Mars in 2004. These two are carrying out an extensive analysis of rocks on the red planet.

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During ____________, NASA undertook the Apollo program to carry out the mission of landing human beings on the surface of the moon.

1951-1975
1961-1975
1971-1975
1961-1985


During 1961-1975, NASA undertook the Apollo program to carry out the mission of landing human beings on the surface of the moon. Apollo space flights successfully completed six lunar landings.

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Before NASA was formed, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics ____________ was started by President Woodrow Wilson to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight.

NASA
NACA
NANA
NAOP


The NACA determined which problems should be experimentally worked on and discussed their solutions and their application to practical questions. The NACA also directed and conducted research and experiments in aeronautics.

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