Spinoff 2019

Spinoff 2019
Title:
Spinoff 2019
Format:
Paperback
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In stock
GPO Stock Number:
033-000-01393-1
ISBN:
9780160950643
Description

NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, America’s heart and soul of space exploration and technology has published a new edition of their latest “Spinoffs”: product advancements that exemplify the greatness of this incredible space-based new product creator. Spinoff 2019 once again portrays a hotbed of new technology and the conversion of that tech into everyday applications to improve upon products that enhance American’s and the world’s daily lives.

Take a look at this edition’s key areas of discovery and product advancement:

  • HEALTH AND MEDICINE
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • PUBLIC SAFETY
  • CONSUMER GOODS
  • ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIVITY

Whether you’re a consumer seeking out the latest gadget or product improvement, an entrepreneur in search of new applications you can market, or have a natural curiosity about what’s the “latest and greatest”, a copy of Spinoff 2019 is for you.

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Table of Contents

5 Foreword

7 Introduction

8 Executive Summary

20 NASA Technologies Benefiting Society

156 Spinoffs of Tomorrow

178 Technology Transfer Program

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

106 Electrified Bacteria Clean Wastewater, Generate Power

109 Building-Monitoring System Provides Insights for Sustainability

111 Space Station Garden Shines Light on Earth-Based Horticulture

113 Carbon Capture Process Makes Sustainable Oil

115 Emissive Coatings Cut Industrial Costs, Emissions, Fuel Consumption

118 Pointing Platform Enables Earth Imaging from Space Station

122 Algorithms to Detect Clouds Forecast Global Crop Production 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

126 Space Mission Planning System Targets Advertising with Precision

128 Tiny Star Trackers Help Spacecraft Find Their Place

130 Software Toolkit Steadies Rockets

133 Low-Cost Transceiver Will Allow First Laser Mass Communication

135 NASA Code Speeds Nation’s Aircraft, Spacecraft Design

137 Tiny Springs Improve Electronic Reliability

138 Collaborative Platform Trains Students in Simulation and Modeling

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIVITY

142 Spray Analyzer Turns Up in Cars, Planes, Medicine, Cutting-Edge TVs

144 Deep-Space Food Science Research Improves 3D-Printing Capabilities

146 Simulated Space Dirt Supports Future Asteroid Mining

148 Vibration Isolator Steadies Optics for Telescopes

150 IonCCD Enables Fast, Reliable, Inexpensive Mass Spectrometry

152 Beryllium Blazes New Trail for Telescopes

154 Phase-Change Coating Absorbs Heat from Rockets, Pipes, Beer

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

24 Unique Polymer Finds Widespread Use in Heart Devices

27 Material for Mars Makes LifeSaving Sutures

30 Fluorescent Paints Spot DNA Damage from Radiation, Gene Editing

32 Image-Analysis Software Sees Cancer in 3D

34 Miniature Positioner Focuses Lenses with Precision

37 Biometric Sensor Tracks Vital Signs for Health

TRANSPORTATION

40 Battery Innovations Power All-Electric Aircraft

43 Shuttle Tire Sensors Warn Drivers of Flat Tires

46 Space-Age Insulator Evolves to Replace Plastic and Save Weight

49 Software Helps Design Artery Stents, Lawn Mowers, Airplanes

51 Super-Accurate Atomic Clocks Could Aid in Navigation, Communication

54 Probes Characterize Air and Water Flows over Aircraft, Yachts 

PUBLIC SAFETY

58 NASA Brings Accuracy to World’s Global Positioning Systems

63 Gas Regulators Keep Pilots Breathing

66 RoboMantis Offers to Take Over Dangerous Missions

70 Wrapped Tanks Cut Weight on Everything from Buses to Paintball Guns

73 Membranes Mimic Kidneys to Filter Water

76 Detailed Spectrometry Makes Dangerous-Materials Testing Safer

78 Methane Detector Sniffs Out Leaks

80 Biofeedback Loops Aim to Enhance Combat, Sports Training 

CONSUMER GOODS

84 Bowflex System Spurs Revolution in Home Fitness

87 Spacesuit Air Filters Eliminate Household Pet Odors

89 NASA Research Sends Video Game Players on a Journey to Mars

92 Memory Foam Supports and Shapes in Women’s Apparel

94 Rocket Design Leads to Turbo-Charged Air Purifier

96 Brainwaves Reveal Student Engagement, Operate Household Objects

100 NASA Plant Research Offers a Breath of Fresh Air

102 Light Research Aids Slumber 

Audience

Private industry manufacturers, scientists, inventors, operational improvement officers, American citizens, and students may be most interested in these NASA developments that impact human life. Since this text is highly illustrated throughout, middle school through high school students and home-schoolers, could use this resource for essays, undergraduate and graduate students could find this scientific resource an ideal start point for further research and development based on these featured technologies. Middle school, high school, academic, including community college, and public libraries will want to have this resource in their science and technology collections for patron use and research.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$34.00
International Price:
$47.60
Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Headquarters, Technology Transfer Program
Key Phrases:
  • NP 2018 06 2611 HQ
  • Technology Transfer
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
03/12/2019
Last Status Update:
09/27/2019
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