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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...

2012-02-07 13:32:34

NASA's Spinoff 2011 publication, now available online, reveals how the space agency's ingenuity and partnerships have saved thousands of lives, generated billions of dollars, and created thousands of American jobs. The latest edition of Spinoff records 44 journeys of NASA's most innovative technologies. It chronicles their origins in NASA missions and programs and their transfer to the public in the form of practical commercial products and benefits to society. "This year's Spinoff...

2012-02-07 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Spinoff 2011 publication, now available online, reveals how the space agency's ingenuity and partnerships have saved thousands of lives, generated billions of dollars, and created thousands of American jobs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The latest edition of Spinoff records 44 journeys of NASA's most innovative technologies. It chronicles their origins in NASA missions and programs and...

2010-11-18 10:50:48

NASA has selected Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, to support the agency-wide Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program. The five-year maximum value of the contract is $38.8 million. The contract, managed by the Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., is entitled Operation of the Center for Aerospace Information and Scientific and Technical Information Program Support. NASA, as directed by the Space Act of 1958, collects and distributes agency research data to...

2009-08-27 11:52:55

The U.S. space agency says it will begin accepting aeronautics scholarship applications Sept. 1, for the 2010 academic year. These scholarships are a fantastic way to support our brightest students and encourage them to finish their education, expose them to NASA's research programs and inspire them to pursue a career in aeronautics, said Jaiwon Shin, associate administrator for NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. The space agency said it expects to award 20 undergraduate and...

2009-06-08 09:21:00

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has created a Web site to allow the public to comment on plans for U.S. human space flight activities. NASA said the Web site will allow the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee to facilitate a two-way conversation with the public about the future direction of the agency's space flight programs. In addition to providing documents and information, NASA said the site will allow the public to track committee activities, receive...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Sonja Alexander of NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1- 202-358-1761, sonja.r.alexander@nasa.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication celebrates the agency's 50th anniversary and highlights 50 new examples of how NASA technology is being put to use in everyday life. This anniversary edition features a 50-year timeline of NASA-derived technologies from historical programs and projects, and a...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

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. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's annual publication features a 50-year time line of NASA-derived technologies from historical programs and projects and a summary of award-winning NASA technologies included in Spinoff over the years. "The results of NASA research and technology are all around us, providing benefits to...

2008-07-30 12:00:17

The U.S. space agency and Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library, have created a comprehensive Internet compilation of NASA images. Officials said the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's vast collection of photographs, historic film and video combines, for the first time, 21 major NASA imagery collections into a single, searchable online resource. The Web site is the first step in a five-year partnership that will add millions of images and thousands of hours of video...