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National Aeronautics and Space Act signed – NASA is born

National Aeronautics and Space Act signed – NASA is born

29 July, 1958

On 29th July 1958, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act because of which NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was created. The alacrity with which the Act was signed and the space agency established was because the Soviet Union had won the Space race by launching their Sputnik spacecraft on 4th October 1957.

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