Did you know that a camera designed for the Space Shuttle to observe its lift-off emissions has been adapted for use on Earth to scan for ires, monitor the environment and for medical imagery?
Space research has led to many spin off technologies, products and services with direct beneits to people on Earth in fields such as health, public safety and transportation.
See NASA's spin-off page for more inspiration and show us how you have used space spin-off technologies in your daily life!
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