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Technology of Tomorrow Today: An Overview of Space Technology Spin-Offs

Presented by Dr. Karina Edmonds
Senior Technology Transfer Specialist, JPL innovative Technology Assets Managements Office

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Thursday, August 18 The von Kármán Auditorium at JPL
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA

For directions, click here.
Friday, August 19 The Vosloh Forum at Pasadena City College
1570 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA

For directions, click here.

Both lectures begin at 7 p.m. PST and run for approximately an hour.

Admission is free. Seating is limited.
For more information, call (818) 354-0112.

The next time you pick up a cordless tool or look up at your satellite dish, will you think of NASA? Perhaps not, but chances are that you are enjoying one of the many benefits of technologies developed as a result of space exploration. Infrared sensors designed to remotely measure the temperature of planets and stars are being used for early detection of breast cancer and for measuring body temperature. JPL's Global Positioning System (GPS) software and receiver technologies are used in monitoring millimeter-level tectonic plate motion and large-scale tracking of airplanes. This talk will focus on the brilliant innovations of JPL technologists that have improved the quality of our lives and in some cases changed them greatly.

To learn more about space technology spin-offs click here.

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