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Benefits of the NASA Space Program

 During the "America in Space Show," a list is displayed of the benefits that can be traced to NASA's technological research and engineering. Several show attendees have asked that we publish this list.

 

Computer Technology

Ground Processing Scheduling System 
 
3-D Semiconductor Stacking
 
Structural Analysis
 
News Exchange Reader
 
Air Quality Monitoring
 
Advanced keyboard Design
 
Database Management System
 
Laser Surveying
 
Aircraft Controls
 
Expert System Software
 
Microcomputers
 
Advanced Imaging and Design Graphics.
 

Consumer/Home/Recreation

Enriched Baby Food
 
Water Purification System
 
Scratch-Resistant Lenses
 
Pool Purification
 
Ribbed Swimsuit
 
Golf Ball and Composite Golf Club Design
 
Portable Coolers/Warmers
 
Sports Training
 
Athletic Shoes
 
Dustbuster
 
Shock-absorbing Helmets
 
Home Security Systems
 
Smoke Detectors
 
Flat Panel Televisions
 
High-density Batteries
 
Trash Compactors
 

Food Packaging and Freeze-dried Technology

Sports Bra Design
 
Hair Styling Appliances
 
Fogless Ski Goggles
 
Self-adjusting Sunglasses
 
Hang Gliders
 
Art Preservation
 
Quartz Crystal Timing Equipment.
 

Environmental and Resource Management

Microspheres
 
Solar Energy
 
Weather Forecasting Aids
 
Forest Management
 
Sensors for Environmental Control
 
Wind Monitor
 
Telemetry Systems
 
Plant Research
 
Fire Resistant Materials
 
Radiation Insulation
 
Whale Identification
 
Environmental Analysis
 
Noise Abatement
 
Pollution Measuring Devices
 
Pollution Control Devices
 
Smokestack Monitor
 
Radioactive Leak Detector
 
Earthquake Prediction System
 
Sewage Treatment
 
Energy Saving Air Conditioning
 
Air Purification
 

Health and Medicine

Digital Imaging Breast Biopsy System
 
Breast Cancer Detection
 
Laser Angioplasty
 
Ultrasound Skin Damage  Assessment .
 
Human Tissue Stimulator
 
Coolant Suit
 
Programmable Pacemaker
 
Ocular Screening
 
Automated Urinalysis
 
Medical Gas Analyzer
 
Voice-controlled Wheelchair
 
Arteriosclerosis Detection
 
Ultrasound Scanners
 
Automatic Insulin Pump
 
Portable X-ray Device
 
Invisible Braces
 
Dental Arch Wire
 
Palate Surgery Technology
 
Clean Room Apparel
 
Implantable Heart Aid
 
MRI
 
Bone Analyzer
 
Cataract Surgery Tools.
 

Industrial Productivity/Manufacturing Technology

Magnetic Liquids
 
Welding Sensor System
 
Microlasers
 
Magnetic Bearing System
 
plasma Sprayed Engine Lubricant
 
Interactive Computer Training
 
High-pressure Water Stripping
 
Advanced Welding Torch
 
Gasoline Vapor Recovery
 
Self-locking Fasteners
 
Machine Tool Software
 
Laser Wire Stripper
 
Lubricant Coating Process
 
Wireless Communications
 
Engine Coatings and Design.
 

Public Safety

Radiation Hazard Detector
 
Emergency Response Robot
 
Pen –sized Personal Alarm System
 
Lightweight Emergency Rescue Cutters
 

Firemen Air Tanks

Personal Storm Warning System
 
Self-righting Raft
 
Doppler Radar
 
Firefighters’ Radios
 
Lead Poison Detection
 
Fire Detector
 
Flame Detector
 
Corrosion Protection Coating
 
Protective Clothing
 
Robotic Hands
 

Transportation

Studless Winter Tires
 
Better Brakes
 
Weight-saving Technology
 
Improved Aircraft Engines
 
Advanced lubricants
 
Energy Storage Systems
 
New Wing Designs for Jets
 
Safer Bridges
 
Emission Testing
 
Airline Wheelchairs
 
Electric Car
 
Auto Design
 
Methane-powered Vehicles
 
Wind Shear Prediction
 
Aircraft Design Analysis

 

The list is in no way all inclusive.

This information is not original research on my part, I just visited many websites to cull the information. Contact NASA for more information and details.

I make no claims as to the veracity of the information in the list.

 

 

 

​Benefits from the

NASA Space Program