Meaning: "NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA was started on October 1, 1958, as a part of the United States government. NASA is in charge of U.S. science and technology that has to do with airplanes or space." -- nasa.gov.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
In the 1960s, NASA conducted a series of the experiments to study and understand how space travel might affect astronauts before they could send humans to space.
Eleven deaf men known as the "Gallaudet Eleven" were recruited to participate in an experiment on 'motion sickness' to help NASA understand how those deaf men were more immune to motion sickness that the hearing counterparts.
The study discovered that men, who became deaf from spinal meningitis, "made them 'immune' to motion sickness." Source: nasa.gov.
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