NASA Spinoffs: Everyday items with space innovation origins

NASA Spinoffs

For more than 60 years, NASA has been at the forefront of innovation: hurling pioneering probes into the cosmos, landing humans on the moon, roving our celestial neighbors and more. During the research and development process with partners across industries, the space agency has played a part in launching a number of commercial products we use every day.

The NASA Spinoff website features hundreds of these items stating that "there's more space in your life than you think!" From freeze-dried food to home exercise equipment, this gallery features some of the top NASA Spinoff highlights and other innovations from the final frontier.

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By R. Dallon Adams

R. Dallon Adams is a journalist originally from Louisville, Kentucky. His previous work includes a wide spectrum of beats and formats ranging from tech-savvy urban planning initiatives to hands-on gadget reviews.