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  • water filters like you said
  • Scratch-resistant lenses
  • I'll pick five: 5. DustBuster vaccuum cleaners. Black and Decker was assisted by NASA in the development of a small, portable cleaning appliance that could run off of batter power and be operated with one hand. 4. Solar Panels: This shouldn't be surprising, but prior to NASA's involvement with developing photovoltaic technology, it was only a novelty incapable of delivering useful amounts of power. 3. Baby Formula: The nutrition information NASA's health workers discovered whilst studying things astronauts could eat in space to conserve space without compromising health ended up being the same powder enrichment used to develop baby formula. 2. Memory foam: Initially developed as a crash safety material, NASA allowed private businesses to sell this material in products that range from furniture to reusable dartboards. 1. Radial tyres: The tread pattern developed for early exoplanet rover vehicles ended up proving to also be the best for inclement weather conditions here on Earth.
  • Streamlined truck cabs and fairings. https://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2008/t_3.html
    • bostjan64
      NASA didn't invent Tang, they just used it a couple of years after it was introduced in the private sector markets. Actually, the guy who invented Tang also invented Cool Whip and Pop Rocks.
    • Archie Bunker
      You just blew my childhood dreams right out the window. I only drank that crap cause Mom said that the astronauts came up with the idea.
  • Ear thermometers, shoe insoles, safety grooves in concrete, pollution remediation, Thermawing deicing system, ps300, structural analysis software, video enhancing analysis software, invisible braces, Nebula (the cloud), chemical detection, firefighting equipment, cordless tools, space blanket, freeze-drying, LED's, smoke detectors, heart pump, artificial limbs, satellite communications

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