What NASA Brings Back To Earth

The NASA Space Food Challenge

NASA’s Innovations

  • Because NASA needed small cameras for spacecraft, we wound up with phone cameras.
  • Nike can thank NASA for Air Trainers that are the descendants of suit construction technology.
  • Black & Decker developed the dust buster when NASA asked for a device that would suck up moon samples.
  • When they needed hands free communication capability, NASA started us on the road to wireless headsets.
  • And we all think of Tang but it really is about freeze dried food that retains the nutrients but sheds the weight of the food that it once was.

Our Bottom Line: Positive Externalities



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