Meaning of National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Na'tional Aeronau'tics and Space' Administra"tion

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  1. the federal agency that institutes and administers the civilian programs of the U.S. government that deal with aeronautical research and the development of launch vehicles and spacecraft. Abbr.: NASA
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