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Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment

Travel, Lifestyle, and Entertainment

Space products and services directly help individuals with travel and entertainment. Personal spaceflight, while still evolving, continues to garner media attention as space vehicle manufacturers test hardware and announce new services. Technologies developed for use in space are also finding application in a range of entertainment markets, including professional swimming.


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Year: 2017
Country: United States
NASA uses gold-plating to protect satellite components and sensors from heat absorption. Gold’s reflectance and inertness make it an ideal way to block...
Year: 2017
Some companies have decided to use a tool that has become ubiquitous, the smartphone, with the invisible support of space services to help people with certain...
Year: 2017
Whether riding a horse or a motorcycle, some riders like organizing groups, mapping potential routes, and tracking progress. Not that many years ago, such organizational...
Year: 2017
Country: United States
More businesses are getting creative with location-based services spurred by challenges current technologies are struggling with, such as duplication of street names, incomplete...
Country: Germany
The increasing availability of satellite imagery has led to its use in a wide variety of commercial products. However, space-based images do not always provide the detail necessary for...
Country: United States
California’s vineyards are quite numerous, and their products are selling well across the United States. In 2016, the state’s wine sales hit a record $## billion. The business of...
Country: United States
Satellite communications terminals are associated with an iconic feature—the satellite dish raised to the sky. Whether big or small, these dishes must be physically pointed toward...
Year: 2016
Country: United States
Positioning, navigation, and timing services from satellites help fishing aficionados remember where their favorite fishing spot is, and helps keep them there.
Year: 2016
Smartphone software applications aid drivers with detailed travel plans.
Year: 2016
Country: United States
Drones and quadcopters are becoming very capable and more numerous. Can geo-fencing using GPS signals help with the inevitable growing pains of this hobby?

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