Space Products and Services

Science, Biotechnology, and Health Care

Hearts in Space

Determining heart rate variability (HRV) during the daily life of an astronaut in orbit was the inspiration for commercial products, such as theJoysys’ ChronoCord. In... Determining heart rate variability (HRV)…

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Making True Colors Shine Through

A type of light emitting diode (LED) designed for managing astronauts’ sleep cycles on the International Space Station (ISS) is making its way to Earth. The ISS LEDs have three…

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Spiraling from a Fitter Astronaut to a Fitter Public

The fitness of NASA’s astronauts has always been a concern. Treadmills and bicycles on space stations are great cardiovascular training tools, but resistive... [caption id="attachment_4104" align="alignright"]International Space Station (ISS) residents…

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Space-enabled athletic training programs

Some athletes are all about metrics. Heart rate, distance, speed, and other data can be measured using smartphones, smartwatches, pedometers, chest straps and... Some athletes are all about metrics. Heart…

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Stressed Plants Lose their Glow

The government is using crop glow to estimate crop growth. [caption id="attachment_3578" align="alignleft"]The glow of photosynthesis captured by a NASA satellite. More glowing indicates more plant growth. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech [/caption]Government…

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Tractors Without Farmers

The technology that keeps tractors within field boundaries is changing, using satellite technology to aid farmers in steering farm equipment within centimeters of its intended location. AREA4D is using satellite…

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