Hubble Technology Finds Earthly Applications

  • Released Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The decades-long career of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has resulted in a wealth of new technologies, many of which have found earthly applications.

Visit Hubble's new webpage on technology transfer at

Learn more about the specific technologies mentioned in this video:
Breast biopsy technology -
Dead Sea Scrolls -
Whale shark tracking -
Package scanning -
Speed skate polishing -


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:46 PM EDT.


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