They Came From Outer Space: Space Spinoffs that EnableBy Lavorata, Sue Lorraine; Abilities Magazine, Issue 35, p. 4
Publication Date: Summer 1998
Many of us don't realize the number of technologies developed by the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) that have substantially improved the lives of people with disabilities. Some of these "space spinoffs" might not have even been developed, had it not been for the American space program and the research of its scientists. This article discusses the many such spinoffs in the field of medicine and assistive devices for people with disabilities.
Published by: Canadian Abilities Foundation (Website:http://abilities.ca)
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