Today in Florida History July 29, 1958 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA. The Space Age changed Florida forever, drawing thousands of new workers to the state and transforming Cape Canaveral into a hub of aeronautics, electronics design, and manufacturing. NASA still plays a prominent role in shaping Florida’s history through the research and testing of new commercial...Read more
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