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[nas-uh] /ˈnæs ə/ Unabridged
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  • The metal coating used was originally developed by NASA for the space program.
  • They were also the first aircraft to fly with NASA developed winglets.
  • NASA as well has launched experimental satellites using the ka band recently.
British Dictionary definitions for NASA


noun acronym (in the US)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Word Origin and History for NASA

U.S. space agency, acronym of National Aeronautics and Space Administration, set up in 1958.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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