NASA inventions we use every day
The Dustbuster: Back in the '70s, NASA needed a new drill to scoop up dust from the Moon's surface.
Fogless coating for goggles and glasses: To prevent its spacecraft windows from fogging up.
Freeze-dried food: Freeze-drying technology was developed by NASA to make snacks more portable for long Apollo missions.
Athletic wear fabrics: Athletic wear are made of materials with cooling system technology.
Ear thermometers: Used by parents of sick babies and toddlers, these thermometers use infrared anatomy technology.
Memory foam: Temper foam, also known as memory foam, was first created as padding to improve airline crash protection.
Scratch-resistant lenses: In the '70s, NASA developed a way to apply a specific kind of thin plastic coating on the spacecraft.
Cold-resistant tires: For the Apollo 14 mission in 1971, NASA designed a portable workbench on wheels.
Safe packaged food: Originally intended to ensure the safety of foods for spaceflights.
Aluminized Mylar: Used to regulate body temperature, these blankets were developed by NASA.