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When was the faa born?

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created what was then known as the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). This was changed to the Federal Aviation Administration (still the FAA) in 1966 when it became a part of the US Department of… Full Answer

When did NACA become NASA?

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act on July 29, 1958, establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was subsequently absorbed into NASA's operations. Full Answer

Who was the first civil rights person?

The Civil Rights Act of 1957 was introduced in Eisenhower's presidency and was the act that kick-started the civil rights legislative programme that was to include the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Eisenhower had not… Full Answer