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NASA's Hubble Space TelescopeThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, was established in the United States by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958. They conduct scientific exploration missions of the Solar System, develop new flight and space exploration technologies for both humans and robots, run the space shuttle to support the International Space Station, and operate a number of science satellites that study both the universe and Earth, such as the Hubble Space Telescope.

Learn more about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, their past and present space exploration missions, things learned from their science and technologies, their history, and current politics.

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