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NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA was established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in response to the Soviet Union’s launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik.

NASA’s technical infrastructure includes a variety of hardware and software systems used for research, development, and data analysis. It launched its first website,, in 1995. Since then, the website has undergone numerous updates and redesigns to keep pace with technological advancements and changing user needs.

NASA is very active on social media, with a presence on multiple platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Its social media accounts are used to share updates on ongoing missions and research, as well as behind-the-scenes looks at the agency’s work and educational resources. It also regularly engages with followers and responds to questions and comments.

NASA provides several APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to support developers in creating applications and services using their data. These APIs include:

NASA Image and Video Library API: This API provides access to NASA’s image and video library, which contains over 140,000 images and videos of space-related content.

Near Earth Object Web Service API: This API provides data on asteroids and comets that are known to pass near Earth.

NASA Earth Observatory API: This API provides access to satellite data on Earth’s atmosphere, land surface, and oceans.

The performance of NASA’s APIs is generally considered to be good, with developers praising their ease of use and reliability.

Over the years, NASA has evolved to keep pace with changes in technology and the shifting priorities of space exploration. In recent years, they have focused on deep space exploration, including missions to Mars and the development of the Artemis program, which aims to send the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024.

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