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Publication Date: 2005
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
O'Keefe, Sean, Neumann, Benjamin
Highlights the diverse benefits that have grown from NASA's partnerships with U.S. co's. These products span many disciplines. Included are a natural, low-calorie sugar that is safe for diabetics, & contact lenses that offer the benefits of a laser-corrective eye procedure without the need for surgery. Also showcases many R&D activities being conducted by NASA's field centers. NASA is focusing on identifying common research interests with industry, enabling both parties to leverage their research & produce a technology that will help both the Agency & the private commercial venture. These dual-use joint ventures support the develop. of new exploration strategies, vehicles, & technol., while continuing to bring space technol. to Earth. Illus.O'Keefe, Sean is the author of 'NASA Spinoff', published 2005 under ISBN 9780756745509 and ISBN 0756745500.