Mir space stationTech designs to come out of the space shuttle program have permeated just about every aspect of our lives.

Many of the iconic NASA products (Tang, Teflon, Velcro) weren’t actually designed for or by NASA at all. But there are plenty of NASA innovations in all areas of life, from heart pumps and rescue equipment, to improved car tires, osteoporosis treatment and baby formula. Read about ten discoveries that originated in the Shuttle program, which sent up its last ship on Sunday.

(READ the article in PopSci.com)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the story to our Facebook page!


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