The Roper Center collection contains public opinion data on an extremely wide range of topics. Topics at a Glance offers users prepared iPOLL and dataset searches, issue briefs, featured dataset descriptions, and charts and graphics on some of the most popular subject areas.

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Interpretive analysis

Fly Me to the Moon – The Public and NASA

On March 3, 1915, the U.S. government established the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, or NACA. In 1958, NACA became ...
That's one giant leap for NASA

That’s One Giant Leap for NASA

Public Perspective, January/February 2000. Suppose the public could choose an Oscar winner for "Best Public Policy in a Single Century." ...

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NASA seal

NASA Programs and Spending

This survey, conducted by Market Opinion Research for Rockwell International in 1990, features extensive questions about the NASA budget, manned ...

Charts & graphics