The portion with the ＮＡＳＡ＝, is that a shorthand for a relative clause, in English something like “America’s space-agency NASA […]”? Or am I missing the point and it’s just a 2-kanji? Cause it doesn’t look like one
I’m terribly sad that you beat me to the punch (by six hours no less) because I just learned this from Persona 5 a few days ago. One of the exam questions had to do with Charles-Henri Sanson, or, as rendered in Japanese, シャルル＝アンリ・サンソン.