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Space Fact of the Week

How can Innovations in Space Affect your Life?

Explorers Wanted!

Have you ever seen or heard of a new piece of technology and thought, “how do they come up with this?!” The answer might be through space travel research! There are a lot of innovations that were developed by NASA, that I bet you’ve never even heard of!!

One awesome creation is a "Star Trek tractor beam to help pass kidney stones!" …alright, so it’s not really a tractor beam. But, "research with NASA has developed Star Trek-like hand-held ultrasound techniques that can detect, move and then pulverize stones making them easier to pass." Cool, right?!

Click here to read more about amazing innovations accredited to space!

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