Modern Marvels: It Came From Outer Space [DVD]

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Discover how NASA technology original intended for use in space exploration has been adapted for use right here on planet Earth. Everyone knows the crucial role that Tang and freeze dried ice cream played in keeping our astronauts properly nourished, but few realize that the same paint developed to withstand the heat of space shuttle reentry is now being used in steel-framed high-rises fore fire safety purposes. A look at the oxygen tanks used by Apollo astronauts reveals how they were later adapted for use by firefighters, and those with a need for speed will be fascinated to find out how the same batteries that keep our satellites in orbit give sports cars an added boost. ~ Jason Buchanan
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