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It came from outer space : everyday products and ideas from the space program

Author: Marjolijn Bijlefeld; Robert Burke
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2003.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bijlefeld, Marjolijn, 1960-
It came from outer space.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002192830
(OCoLC)51280590
Online version:
Bijlefeld, Marjolijn, 1960-
It came from outer space.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)762219158
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjolijn Bijlefeld; Robert Burke
ISBN: 0313058415 9780313058417 9781429473842 1429473843 0313322228 9780313322228
OCLC Number: 61247073
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Airline deicer, "ice zapper" --
Anthrax protection --
Anti-fog spray --
Anti-shock trousers --
Athletic shoe improvements --
Baby food --
Better braces --
Biofeedback improvements --
Bionic eyes --
Breast biopsy system --
Burn treatment --
Child presence sensor --
Cold-weather clothing --
Cool suits --
Cordless tools --
Digital nose --
Doppler radar, helping aircraft avoid danger --
Ergonomic chairs --
Fire safety --
Food preparation --
Fresher vegetables --
Glasses and sunglasses improvements --
Golf ball improvements --
Golf club improvements --
Hang gliders --
Healing light --
Heart monitor improvements --
Heart pump --
Heart rate monitor --
Implantable cardiac defibrillator --
Infrared detector improvements --
Infrared thermometer --
Insulin pumps --
Joysticks for computers --
Knee brace improvements --
Landmine removal --
Laptop computers --
Laser angioplasty --
Memory foam --
Memory metals --
Microthermal fabrics --
Osteoporosis detection and prevention --
Pacemaker improvements --
Pill transmitters --
Pool filters --
Quantum tubers --
Race car insulation --
Railroad anti-icer --
Rescue cutters --
Riblets for drag reduction --
Robotic surgery --
Satellite radio --
Saving harbor porpoises --
Self-contained ecosystems --
Self-righting life raft --
Ski boot improvements --
Smart surgical probe --
Space pen --
"Space Rose" perfume --
Stadium roofs --
Toy gliders --
Traffic intersection safety --
Video camera improvements --
Virtual reality --
Weather, climate, and geologic mapping --
Wildfire control --
ZeoponiX --
Appendix A.A brief history of NASA / Stephen J. Garber, Roger D. Launius --
Appendix B. Regional Technology Transfer Centers --
Appendix C. NASA field centers and facilities --
Appendix D. NASA's Space Product Development program --
Appendix E. Lesson plans --
Appendix F. What's on the Web --
Appendix G. Glossary.
Responsibility: Marjolijn Bijlefeld and Robert Burke.

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