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Apr
11

NASA Technologies Benefit Our Lives

Trace Space Back to You!

Have you ever wondered how space exploration impacts your daily life?

NASA at Home graphic link to NASA at Home
link to NASA Home and City

NASA City graphic

link to NASA City

Space exploration has created new markets and new technologies that have spurred our economy and changed our lives in many ways. This year, NASA unveiled two new complementary interactive Web features, NASA City and NASA @ Home, available at www.nasa.gov/city. The new features highlight how space pervades our lives, invisible yet critical to so many aspects of our daily activities and well-being.

Health and Medicine

Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Light-emitting diodes

Red light-emitting diodes are growing plants in space and healing humans on Earth. The LED technology used in NASA space shuttle plant growth experiments has contributed to the development of medical devices such as award-winning WARP 10, a hand-held, high-intensity, LED unit developed by Quantum Devices Inc. The WARP 10 is intended for the temporary relief of minor muscle and joint pain, arthritis, stiffness, and muscle

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