When NASA first started dreaming of exploring and expanding human reach into new frontiers, did they envision the dramatic pace at which they achieved one milestone after another? Did they imagine that the significant research they undertook to develop products capable of withstanding space temperatures, atmospheric pressures, zero-gravity, etc., would also lead to product innovations for everyday life on Earth?
For example, if the Lewis Research Center did not develop diamond-hard coatings for aerospace systems, we wouldn’t have scratch-resistant lenses today! Check out 20 products we take for granted today, that are spinoffs from space technology.
20 Things We Wouldn’t Have Without Space Travel:
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