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NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the US Capitol on Jan. 20.
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The 2008 edition of the U.S. space agency's Spinoff publication celebrates NASA's 50th anniversary by highlighting space technology now being used on Earth.
Some companies are starting to mimic nature to develop high-tech goods. A U.N.-backed report shows that whale hearts hold clues to making pacemakers, and lizard skins are showing how to cut friction in electrical appliances.
It's no mystery that over the years society has enjoyed amenities and technological advances made by NASA. Often these discoveries find their way into mainstream lifestyles through a process referred to as technology transfer or spinoffs.
Thanks in part to NASA research, law enforcement now has better "teeth" to take a bite out of crime.
A simple NASA technology that protected Apollo and Skylab is still coming to the rescue in space and on Earth.
An anti-icing fluid developed by engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center helps stop ice from ever forming.
Chuck Leonard gets motion sickness just by sitting in the back seat of a moving car. So the University of Montana researcher is already resigned to the fact that his project with NASA next week is going to end with him being sick.
There are space invaders in your home, but they're not like creatures from a 1950s science fiction movie. They're products you use often, perhaps without realizing they came from space technology and innovation.
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