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Website: NASA@Home

nasa.cityNASA@Home and City is a fun, interactive program on the NASA Website that takes viewers on an illustrated tour of the commercial technologies and products in their homes and cities that trace their origins to NASA’s investment in space and aeronautics research and development. The agency has documented more than 1,500 examples of how these technologies have been used for bettering life on Earth.

Visitors can scroll over technologies grouped by themes such as the home, airport, grocery store, sports arena, hospital, public safety, and manufacturing. After entering an area, users can read a short description of the technology to learn more about products such as temperature-regulated clothing from materials used in astronauts’ suits and gloves, wireless headset telephone technology pioneered to transmit the first words from the moon, fire-resistant paint and steel coatings from NASA’s heat shield technology, and remote-controlled ovens based on technology used aboard the International Space Station.

One Response to “Website: NASA@Home”

  1. This is a fun way to learn about how Space research benfits our life on earth.

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