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  • Steve Robinson and Shaifali Puri

    And The Winner Is...

    The final judging for the Etsy and NASA SpaceCraft contest took place on Friday evening, March 18, 2011 at ETSY Headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Hydroponic gardening

    Pure Innovation

    How planning for long missions can lead to benefits back home.

  • composite map

    A Fisherman’s Dream

    How a NASA partner uses satellite data to show anglers the way to the next big catch.

  • image of JPL workers

    NASA and Chevron Partner to Benefit the Energy Industry  →

    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Chevron Corporation have announced a partnership to develop a range of advanced technologies that can be used in harsh environments, both on Earth and in space.

  • Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

    A Picture of Innovation

    A NASA inventor developed the technology that now enables cell phone cameras and other imaging devices around the world.

  • NASA’s Ranger Neutral Buoyancy Vehicle

    From Robotics to Nutrition

    A NASA robotics program inspired one engineer to apply his expertise to helping people eat healthier.

  • fire-damaged paintings

    An Atomic Innovation for Artwork

    Atomic oxygen, a corrosive space gas, finds many applications on Earth.

  • Hubble Space Telescope

    Better Medical Care, On Cue

    Software for managing the busy schedule of the Hubble Space Telescope has led to technology that does the same for hospitals.

  • modular polarized radiometers

    Keeping an Eye on the Sky

    A NASA spinoff helps monitor dangerous conditions for aircraft—and keeps track of the weather for sporting events.

  • Skylab food heating and serving tray with food, drink, and utensils

    A Healthy Dose of Innovation

    Research into astronaut nutrition now supports the healthy development of infants worldwide—and hundreds of jobs.