NASDA

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NASDA

(naz-dă) Abbrev. for National Space Development Agency. The larger of Japan's two space agencies, established in 1969 and modeled on NASA. It is responsible for all space developments, especially for developing the technology to exploit space. Its launch site is on Tanegashima, a subtropical island (30°N), its launch vehicles including the H–I and its more powerful successor, the H–II . See also ISAS.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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(8.) National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Dairy division of national association of state departments of agriculture raw milk survey, November, 2004 [cited 2012 Nov 2].
The mid-year meeting of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) was on the verge of delivering a stinging rebuke to the Bush administration by passing a resolution opposing the proposed Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

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