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

NASA is initiating a program with product development startup Marblar that encourages the development of space technologies for more down-to-Earth uses.

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

NASA and The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) of Pensacola, Fla., with the help of engineers from Oceaneering Space Systems of Houston, have jointly developed a robotic exoskeleton called X1.

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

Celebrities In NASA PSAs
2012-11-28 22:49:07

A group of science fiction entertainment icons are featured in a new public service announcement by NASA.

NASA Developing Robotic Exoskeleton
2012-10-12 07:21:48

Science fiction has been inspiring robotic exoskeletons for years, and an announcement from NASA Thursday tells us that they might not be that far away.

2012-10-10 16:20:02

NASA is seeking applications from graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships.

2012-09-28 10:13:16

NASA Technology Days, a three-day public technology showcase, will take place at the Cleveland Public Auditorium and Conference Center Nov. 28-30.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.