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NASA History News & Notes

With issues going back to 1965, our quarterly newsletter connects you with articles, news, and upcoming events in the aerospace history community.

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Spring 2024

NASA’s Roots in the Mid-Twentieth Century

What aspects of NASA’s predecessors are still with us today? The articles in this edition of News and Notes focus on the period from World War II to the establishment of NASA in 1958, looking at NASA’s underpinnings in the NACA, and the lasting impacts of the research, the people, and events of that era.

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Front page of Spring 2024 edition of NASA History News & Notes: Foundations
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Issues from 2006–2014

Vol. 31-4
Vol. 31-3
Vol. 31-2
Vol. 31-1
Vol. 30-4
Vol. 30-3
Vol. 30-2
Vol. 29-4
Vol. 29-2 & 3
Vol. 29-1
Vol. 28-4
Vol. 28-3
Vol. 28-2
Vol. 28-1
Vol. 27-4
Vol. 27-3
Vol. 27-2
Vol. 27-1
Vol. 26-3
Vol. 26-2
Vol. 26-1
Vol. 25-4
Vol. 25-3
Vol. 25-2
Vol. 25-1
Vol. 24-4
Vol. 24-3
Vol. 24-2
Vol. 24-1
Vol. 23-4
Vol. 23-3
Vol. 23-2
Vol. 23-1

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