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WTF has NASA Done for You? Here’s What

1. Tasty filtered water? Thanks, NASA. Click here to view this gallery. Sipping a cold glass of freshly filtered water? Give NASA a high-five. Kicking back and tuning in to 500 channels of satellite television? Send a thank-you fruit basket to NASA. That’s right, Earthlings, NASA's technology has not only put a man on the moon and a robot on Mars, it's also helped with life right here at home.
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Satellites may be used to find water in drought-ravaged Africa

Academics / General Science : 60-Second Science (6 years ago)

High flying satellites, which have already proven their mettle in delivering television programs, cell phone calls and views of our neighborhoods (thank you, Google Earth), can also locate potable water in countries such as Niger wh... Read Post

UK Partnership To Bring YouTube To More TVs

Technology / Social Media : SocialTimes.com (2 years ago)

Thanks to a new deal between Google and UK satellite television operator Freesat, UK television viewers will be able to tune into a dedicated YouTube television channel by the end of next month. The channel, which Katherine Rushton ... Read Post

Newborn Tropical Storm Polo gives a NASA satellite a 'cold reception'

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 days ago)

The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite uses infrared light to read cloud top temperatures in tropical cyclones. When Aqua passed over newborn Tropical Storm Polo off of Mexico's southwestern coast it got a "cold reception"... Read Post


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