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5 Everyday Products Developed from NASA Technology – The Countdown, Episode 41

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NASA is known for hi-tech wizardry when it comes to spacecraft, but some of its technology has floated back down to earth and made it into products we use everyday. In this episode of The Countdown, we look at five products you’d never suspect were influenced by NASA.

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Video credits:

Host/writer: Sophie Bushwick
Story Advisors: Clara Moskowitz & Michael Moyer
Editor: Kathryn Free
Producer: Eric R. Olson

About the Author: Eric is multimedia journalist and producer who specializes in science and natural history. His work has appeared on the websites of Scientific American, Nature, Nature Medicine, Popular Science, Slate and The New York Times among many others. He is a former video producer & editor for Scientific American. Follow on Twitter @EricROlson.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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