Friends of NASA (FoN) is an independent non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to building international support for peaceful space exploration, commerce, scientific discovery and STEM education.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)Friends of NASA Motto: "For the Benefit of All!"The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program and for aeronautics & aerospace research.Founded in 2008, Friends of NASA now has over 9500 professional members worldwide and 130,000+ public followers on social media: Google+, Twitter and Facebook. Our multimedia content has received over 50 million views and counting!
Our professional members include NASA, ESA, RKA, CSA, CNES, DLR, DTU Space, ASI, ISA, CNSA, ISRO, JAXA, KARI, SANSA and NASRDA
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Friends of NASA was founded in 2008 by Executive Director, Dwayne Elliot Lawrence, as a volunteer-operated organization in honor of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s establishment on July 29th, 1958 by President Eisenhower.
Friends of NASA is headquartered in Montreal, Canada close to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). We work in cooperation with government agencies and non-profit groups, including the Canadian Space Society (CSS), The Planetary Society and Mars Initiative.
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