What are these technological advances that the adventure of taking humans into space has brought to our daily lives?
The computer mouse.
It was developed by NASA in 1960 to interact with the spacecraft’s computers and facilitate the astronauts’ work despite the lack of gravity.
For space travel, a lightweight and practical communications system was patented for astronauts to keep their hands free and communicate with Earth.
In 1990, the NASA Laboratory developed technology small enough to fit on a spacecraft but capable of taking high-quality photographs from space.
Several missions in the 1980s used a computer that did not need to be hard-wired and communicated with the other devices on board.
Today’s material emerged from a rubber experienced in astronaut helmets that has shock-absorbing qualities.
For growing plants from space, NASA invented LED technology, which we now have in every home; it is also used in the medical field, in devices that help patients relax muscles or relieve pain. More recently we find it in refrigerators, curiously with a very similar purpose to that for which it was invented: the preservation of fresh food.
The technology to develop these prostheses was part of a project for space vehicles with artificial muscles and robotic sensors, capable of absorbing all kinds of impacts.
The high temperatures endured by astronauts in space travel are extreme, so special polymers were employed for use in fireproof and heat-resistant suits, in addition to an advanced breathing system.
Between 1960 and 1970, NASA developed a system that purified the astronauts’ water, using iodine and cartridge filters that ensured total cleanliness of all types of particles.
In view of this, beyond the milestone of taking us into space, we should thank NASA scientists for the help they have given us to make our lives more comfortable. On the other hand, there is no doubt that research for apparently altruistic purposes ends up providing a return on investment that we imagine to be colossal. How much does NASA bill for the exploitation of all these patents?
Nubeprint, with 6 patents registered to date, is at the forefront of technological advances in the MPS industry. Its MPS solution (using dynamic algorithms and filters), Machine Learning (developed specifically for MPS) and the first and only DCA integrated in a cell phone app (iOS and Android) are some of the examples of developments made by Nubeprint. Nubeprint invests 30% of its resources annually in R&D.
Source: tekcrispy.com/ Nubeprint.com