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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.
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Hampton, VA

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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

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English

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100 Exploration Drive Hampton, Virginia 23666


Episodes

Climbing Robots

8/21/2019
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Robots can land on the Moon and drive on Mars, but how do they explore places they can’t reach?

Duration:00:01:30

Mission Identity

8/20/2019
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Earth blue, rocket red, and lunar silver. It’s the new identity for NASA’s Artemis Program.

Duration:00:01:30

Sweet Science

8/19/2019
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Did you know that a third of the food on your plate could be lost without honeybees?

Duration:00:01:30

Critical Compression Therapy

8/16/2019
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Several sports medicine groups and teams are already using the innovative product to deliver critical compression therapy.

Duration:00:01:30

Laser Illumination

8/15/2019
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High thin cirrus clouds are invisible to most remote sensing technology, but with LIDAR, researchers can generate precise three-dimensional profiles showing the vertical structure of any cloud in the sky.

Duration:00:01:30

Ensuring Food Safety

8/14/2019
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To ensure the safety of prepackaged foods for space, NASA partnered with the Pillsbury Company to create a new approach to quality control.

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Pioneer of Spaceflight

8/13/2019
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He created the concept of NASA’s Mission Control.

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Benefits on Earth

8/12/2019
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The Apollo program brought real-world benefits to people here on Earth.

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3D Printed Sensors

8/9/2019
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A 3D printing process applies nanomaterials, layer by layer, to create tiny sensors that could give us information about planetary bodies or astronaut health.

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Navigating OSIRIS REx

8/8/2019
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Never before has a spacecraft from Earth circled so close to such a small space object.

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Plotting Antarctic Ice

8/7/2019
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ICESat-2 has successfully demonstrated its ability to provide the precise measurements researchers will need to monitor even small changes in Earth’s ice sheets.

Duration:00:01:30

Seismic Action on Mars

8/6/2019
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A faint seismic signal detected by the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structures or SEIS instrument on InSight appears to have indeed come from inside Mars.

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ASTERIA

8/5/2019
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With precision pointing, ASTERIA can stare at a star for long periods and measure small changes in the star’s brightness.

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Stratospheric Ozone

8/2/2019
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Stratospheric ozone reduces the amount of harmful Ultraviolet radiation reaching Earth’s surface.

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Contributions to Aeronautics

8/1/2019
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The DNA of the entire aviation industry is infused with NASA technology.

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Testing Materials in Space

7/31/2019
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NASA is world famous for the development of space-tailored polymers, but like all materials sent to space, they must be tested before they can be used.

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Shape Memory Alloys

7/30/2019
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Much like ice melting and refreezing, shape memory alloy transformation is reversible, allowing the wing to fold and unfold.

Duration:00:01:31

Satellite Farming

7/29/2019
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GPS was a new idea when John Deere began using the technology to measure crop yields and help farmers determine seed productivity.

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Station Operations

7/26/2019
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Living in space isn’t just about the technology, but about the people who believe in teamwork, vigilance, and responsibility.

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Sextant Navigation

7/25/2019
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Space station astronauts are testing navigation techniques to compensate for the challenges of taking steady, clean sights on a vehicle hurtling through space.

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