Latest NASA spin-off Stories

2014-09-23 16:21:38

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's oldest aeronautics research laboratory and Virginia's oldest college are working together to launch spinoff technology into the future. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, and the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center at the College of William & Mary in nearby Williamsburg, Virginia are partnering to...

2014-06-19 12:21:52

HAMPTON, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With thousands of technologies to share with industry and the public, NASA is looking to an Internet company to help get the word out. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is working with Edison Nation, an open innovation online service, to help distribute its discoveries and patents. By law, federal agencies are required to have a technology transfer program...

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2014-06-10 16:20:37

[ Watch the Video: NASA Spinoff With Seth Green ] WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA technology makes deep space travel happen, but it also improves long distance travel here on Earth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Actor, creator, producer and writer Seth Green talks about how there is more space in your life than you might think in a new video released on the agency's website, NASA TV and YouTube channel. The video can be viewed at:...

2014-05-20 23:07:32

Lion Precision's cooperative project with NASA's Stennis Space Center resulted in a new Smart Sensor technology. The project is chronicled in Spinoff. St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Development of new Smart Sensor technology through a cooperative arrangement between NASA’s Stennis Space Center and Lion Precision is featured in Spinoff, NASA’s annual publication of technology transfer projects. NASA has long made it a practice to cooperate with commercial product...

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2014-04-30 16:21:23

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the critical role of American small businesses and research institutions play as innovation engines for new space technologies that will enable future space exploration, NASA has selected 383 research and technology proposals for negotiations that may lead to contracts worth a combined $47.6 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The proposals, from 257 U.S. small businesses and 29 research...

How Much Space Is In Our Lives Shown By NASA Spinoff 2013
2014-04-29 03:20:45

[ Watch The Video: NASA Spinoff 2013 Shows How Much Space Is In Our Lives ] Sarah Ramsey, NASA Water filtration bottles, comfortable car seats and remote medical monitoring devices all have one thing in common -- they all have benefited from NASA technology. These products are featured in Spinoff 2013, an online publication now available that highlights commercial products created using NASA-developed technology. Also featured in the 2013 edition is an air purification system that...

2014-03-12 08:23:52

GREENBRAE, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA-Enhanced water filtration technology used by OKO H2O was recognized in the recent publication of the 2013 NASA Spinoff. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/PH81364-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/PH81364-b Complex systems on board the International Space Station (ISS) collect and recycle moisture using powerful filtration technology. The filters not only supply ISS occupants with drinkable...

NASA Earthly Uses For Space Technology
2013-10-24 16:47:18

[ Watch the Video: Out-Of-This-World Space Tech Coming Back Down To Earth ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the important outcomes of space exploration, beyond the study of what's out there among the stars, is the development of technologies and materials for use here on Earth. NASA is initiating a program that encourages the development of space technologies for more down-to-Earth uses. To create this pilot program NASA has joined with product development...

Improved Mobility And Strength For Astronauts, Paraplegics From NASA's Ironman-Like Exoskeleton
2013-08-05 09:57:04

NASA Marvel Comic's fictional superhero, Ironman, uses a powered armor suit that allows him superhuman strength. While NASA's X1 robotic exoskeleton can't do what you see in the movies, the latest robotic, space technology, spinoff derived from NASA's Robonaut 2 project may someday help astronauts stay healthier in space with the added benefit of assisting paraplegics in walking here on Earth. NASA and The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) of Pensacola, Fla., with...

2013-02-14 13:21:07

A plant texts a farmer to say it needs more water. An invisible coating scrubs pollutants from the air. A robot roams a hospital's halls, aiding doctors and nurses by recording vital signs and registrations. The 2012 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication captures a nation and world made better by advancements originally achieved for space technology. Spinoff 2012 offers a close-up look at how NASA's initiatives in aeronautics and space exploration have resulted in commercial...

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