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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

Watching the Sky

8/18/2017
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Anyone within the path of totality will see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. Even though totality lasts only a few minutes, brighter stars and planets will be visible.

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Solarclaves

8/17/2017
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It’s been dubbed one of the top ten DIY medical devices - this student-designed invention uses the power of the sun to clean surgical instruments.

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The World’s Largest Water Gun

8/16/2017
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This high-tech water-powered test facility was often called the world’s largest water gun!

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Citizen Science for the Solar Eclipse

8/15/2017
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NASA has collected information about several citizen science projects so you can make your own scientific discoveries during the eclipse.

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Safe Viewing for the Solar Eclipse

8/14/2017
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More than 300 million people in the United States could directly view the total solar eclipse – and NASA wants everyone who witnesses the phenomenon to do so safely.

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Launching TDRS

8/11/2017
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The addition of TDRS-M will update the communications network, enabling groundbreaking science and faster, more flexible communications.

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Wildlife Predictions

8/10/2017
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Using the vegetation index obtained through instruments on NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites, researchers can calculate the greenness of the mule deer habitat from space.

Duration: 00:01:31


The Glass Cockpit

8/9/2017
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What was good for modern airliners soon proved good for modern spacecraft as well.

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Hearing the Eclipse

8/7/2017
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There are lots of anecdotal reports about what it sounds like during an eclipse, but no one has tackled it with a scientific mind – until now.

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Accepting the Challenge

8/4/2017
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This was space from scratch –the tools and technologies necessary for successful human spaceflight had to be developed and tested. So Langley aeronautics engineers were asked to help solve problems far removed from their original training and experience.

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Einstein’s Fridge of the Future

8/3/2017
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Albert Einstein was a man who appreciated practical applications of science. But what’s Einstein got to do with a shot in your arm?

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The Dream Chaser

8/2/2017
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As NASA firmed up plans for a new Space Station, interest in developing a crew emergency rescue vehicle was also growing. What if an emergency happened on station and none of the space shuttles were available?

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Stewards of the Land

8/1/2017
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Research helps us understand and better manage the species that live in America’s National Parks --- as well as those invasive species that try to move in.

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Condenser Technology

7/31/2017
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Engineers from MIT have discovered a trick that promises a new world of applications for condenser technology.

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A 3D Cast

7/28/2017
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With a new technique for setting broken bones, doctors can easily check to see how the bone is healing, without breaking out the saw.

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Stop the Quake

7/27/2017
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Now a NASA tech transfer product just had its first installation on the B2 building in Brooklyn, Brooklyn’s tallest tower.

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The Future of Mars

7/26/2017
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In the early 1970s, engineers at NASA Langley Research Center literally wrote the playbook for Mars missions.

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Software Catalog

7/25/2017
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NASA recently released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications.

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Context Camera

7/24/2017
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Scientists now have a library of high resolution images covering more than 99 percent of the surface of Mars.

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Cloud Mapper

7/21/2017
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The GOES-16 satellite is now observing our planet from its equatorial view.

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