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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Products of Tomorrow: January 2015

The technologies NASA develops don’t just blast off into space. They also improve our lives here on Earth. Life-saving search-and-rescue tools, implantable medical devices, advances in commercial aircraft...

Articles: Aerospace
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Aeronautics

FACET flexible software helps air traffic control centers improve airline safety and efficiency. It includes programs and databases that implement models of weather, airspace, airports, navigation aids,...

Articles: Communications
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Communications

This technology uses recent advances in Radio Frequency Identification Devices, combined with smart software, to create an electronic firefighter evacuation trail and fire safety information location...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies

NASA’s Technology Transfer Program is a true national asset. It brings together the space agency’s most capable problem-solvers with America’s brightest commercial and entrepreneurial leaders in partnerships that...

Techs for License: Electronics & Computers
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Electrical/Electronics

This technology represents a significant improvement over commercial state-of-the-art magnets. These superconducting magnets are very versatile and can be used in a number of applications...

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Environment

This method offers a way of processing and recycling liquids to remove contaminants. The two-step process provides a contaminant treatment pouch, called a “urine cell” or “contaminant cell,” that...

Techs for License: Medical
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Health, Medicine & Biotechnology

Atomic oxygen oxidizes and removes biologically active contaminants, and reduces the contaminant to an inactive ash. Thus, the contaminant is both sterile and biologically inactive....

Techs for License: Software
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Information Technology & Software

This invention is a system for managing a project that includes multiple tasks and workers. Periodic monthly, task plan, schedule, and budget reports are generated and made available...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Instrumentation

This technology provides automated sample handling and movement of coarse-grained powder or other solid materials to enable analysis by a robotic or totally automated computer system. The powder is...

Techs for License: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA's Hot 100 Technologies: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A handheld laser torch was designed for welding and brazing metals to repair hard-to-reach space shuttle engine nozzles. It incorporates various manual controls and changing lenses to...

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