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U.S. Space Program

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic U.S. Space Program.

Background Information

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the principal civilian space agency in the United States, and the leading space science agency in the world, and there are many other organizations involved in space exploration and science. Use the following sources to learn more about the U.S. space program and the political, legal, scientific, and engineering issues connected to it.