10 Apollo-era technologies used today

The coolest technologies that the moon landing gave us -- that we still use today.

10 Apollo-era technologies used today prev next

Loading...

<h2>Reflective Materials</h2><br><br><b>Reflective materials:</b> Materials such as propylene or mylar, which helped protect astronauts from radiation and heat, are now found in regular home insulation. Other "[[xref:http://www.sti.nasa.gov/tto/Spinoff2006/ch_9.html|vacuum metalizing|Reflecting on Space Benefits: A Shining Example]]" techniques are used in products such as garment insulation, food packaging, wall coverings, and window shades. The next time you watch a marathon and watch runners get wrapped in a shiny blanket, you'll see NASA technology at work.

Prev Next 6/12

Comments on this image

Show Comments
Close

10 Apollo-era technologies used today

12 images
Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?