Spinoff: Innovative Partnerships Program 2009

Spinoff: Innovative Partnerships Program 2009
Title:
Spinoff: Innovative Partnerships Program 2009
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NP 2009-09-607-HQ. Provides an in-depth look at how NASA's initiatives in aeronautics and space exploration have resulted in beneficial commercial technologies in the fields of health and medicine, transportation, public safety, consumer goods, environmental protection, computer technology and industrial productivity.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Foreword

Introduction

Apollo Spinoffs 

Executive Summary

NASA Technologies Benefiting Society

Health and Medicine

-Image-Capture Devices Extend Medicine’s Reach

-Medical Devices Assess, Treat Balance Disorders

-NASA Bioreactors Advance Disease Treatments

-Robotics Algorithms Provide Nutritional Guidelines

-‘Anti-Gravity’ Treadmills Speed Rehabilitation

-Crew Management Processes Revitalize Patient Care

-Hubble Systems Optimize Busy Hospital Schedules

-Web-Based Programs Assess Cognitive Fitness

-Electrolyte Concentrates Treat Dehydration

 

Transportation

-Tools Lighten Designs, Maintain Structural Integrity

-Insulating Foams Save Money, Increase Safety

-Polyimide Resins Resist Extreme Temperatures

-Sensors Locate Radio Interference

-Surface Operations Systems Improve Airport Efficiency

-Nontoxic Resins Advance Aerospace Manufacturing

 

Public Safety

-Sensors Provide Early Warning of Biological Threats

-Robots Save Soldiers’ Lives Overseas

-Apollo-Era Life Rafts Save Hundreds of Sailors

-Circuits Enhance Scientific Instruments and Safety Devices

-Tough Textiles Protect Payloads and Public Safety Officers

 

Consumer, Home, and Recreation

-Forecasting Tools Point to Fishing Hotspots

-Air Purifiers Eliminate Pathogens, Preserve Food

-Fabrics Protect Sensitive Skin from UV Rays

-Phase Change Fabrics Control Temperature

-Tiny Devices Project Sharp, Colorful Images

 

Environmental and Agricultural Resources

-Star-Mapping Tools Enable Tracking of Endangered Animals

-Nanofiber Filters Eliminate Contaminants

-Modeling Innovations Advance Wind Energy Industry

-Thermal Insulation Strips Conserve Energy

-Satellite-Respondent Buoys Identify Ocean Debris

-Mobile Instruments Measure Atmospheric Pollutants

-Cloud Imagers Offer New Details on Earth’s Health

-Antennas Lower Cost of Satellite Access

-Feature Detection Systems Enhance Satellite Imagery

-Chlorophyll Meters Aid Plant Nutrient Management

 

Computer Technology

-Telemetry Boards Interpret Rocket, Airplane Engine Data

-Programs Automate Complex Operations Monitoring

-Software Tools Streamline Project Management

-Modeling Languages Refine Vehicle Design

-Radio Relays Improve Wireless Products

 

Industrial Productivity

-Advanced Sensors Boost Optical Communication, Imaging

-Tensile Fabrics Enhance Architecture Around the World

-Robust Light Filters Support Powerful Imaging Devices

-Thermoelectric Devices Cool, Power Electronics

-Innovative Tools Advance Revolutionary Weld Technique

-Methods Reduce Cost, Enhance Quality of Nanotubes

-Gauging Systems Monitor Cryogenic Liquids

-Voltage Sensors Monitor Harmful Static

-Compact Instruments Measure Heat Potential

Audience

Scientists studying space and any member of the general public interested in the study of space, its exploration, and developments from NASA will appreciate this publication.

Product Details

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Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Publications and Graphics Department, NASA Center for Aerospace Information
Key Phrases:
  • NP 2009 09 607 HQ
  • Annual Reports, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Technology Transfer
  • Inventions
  • Technological Innovations
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Record Creation Date:
11/04/2009
Last Status Update:
10/22/2018
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