This Day In History
This Day In History
Thursday, December 12, 2019


March 3, 1915

NACA, the predecessor of...
NACA, the predecessor of NASA, is founded. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915, to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958, the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NACA was pronounced as individual letters, rather than as an acronym.
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