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Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. NASA technology also has been adapted for ... See more many nonaerospace uses by the private sector. NASA remains a leading force in scientific research and in stimulating public interest in aerospace exploration, as well as science and technology in general. Perhaps more importantly, our exploration of space has taught us to view Earth, ourselves, and the universe in a new way. While the tremendous technical and scientific accomplishments of NASA demonstrate vividly that humans can achieve previously inconceivable feats, we also are humbled by the realization that Earth is just a tiny "blue marble" in the cosmos. Check out our "Thinking About NASA History" folder online as an introduction to how history can help you. HISTORY AT NASA HEADQUARTERS: An article by former NASA Chief Historian Roger Launius on the accomplishments of the NASA History Division. NASA HISTORY FELLOWSHIPS: American Historical Association History of Science Society (HSS) Fellowship in the History of Space Science NASA Fellowship in the History of Space Technology OTHER NASA FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS NASA HISTORY NEWS & NOTES NEWSLETTER: Download our latest (Fourth Quarter 2010) newsletter or click here for previous newsletters. NASA HISTORY DIVISION ANNUAL REPORT: For our Year in Review annual report, click here JOINT SYMPOSIUM: The NASA History Division and the National Air and Space Museum's Division of Space History announce a joint symposium, "1961/1981: Key Moments in Human Spaceflight," at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on 26-27 April 2011. This symposium reflects on 50 years of human spaceflight using these two key dates in time as an entrée for broader investigation and insight. Click here for information on agenda, presenter bios, abstracts, registration and logistics.

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