- "For the benefit of all."
- —NASA's motto(source)
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's public space program. It was established on July 29, 1958, by the National Aeronautics and Space Act.
In addition to the space program, it is also responsible for long-term civilian and military aerospace research. Since February 2006 NASA's self-described mission statement is to "pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research."
They have pioneered many Alien Search projects, but none it appears that none have yet been successful in finding extraterrestrial life, despite thousands of alleged alien incidents on Earth. Suggesting that what they find could be hidden from the public.