NASA

(redirected from US space program)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
References in periodicals archive ?
The book is particularly strong in its tracing of the development of these interactions and the manner in which each presidential administration put its own stamp not only on the overall US space program, but also on the nature of the relationship between NASA and its DOD counterparts.
In this position, he directed all the medical, biological, and biomedical-engineering activities for the US space program.
Reprinted articles take various positions on the topic of the National Forensic League's 2011-12 National High School Policy Debate Topic: the revival of the US space program after its scheduled end in 2011.
Dewar describes how the US nuclear rocket engine program, Project Rover/NERVA, operated from 1955 to 1973, then was mercilessly stabbed in the back by villainous politicians whose ultimate goal was to destroy the entire US space program.