Universe  ID: 12931

Hubble Technology Finds Earthly Applications

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 https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-technology-transfer

Learn more about the specific technologies mentioned in this video:
Breast biopsy technology - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/ccds-provide-clearer-and-less-painful-biopsies
Dead Sea Scrolls - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/ccds-help-decipher-ancient-manuscripts
Whale shark tracking - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/star-mapping-algorithms-track-endangered-animals
Package scanning - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/laser-optics-tools-scan-packages-and-groceries
Speed skate polishing - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/polishing-tool-helps-win-olympic-gold

Credits

Producer:
Katrina Jackson (USRA)

Editor:
Katrina Jackson (USRA)

Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
Hubble

Keywords:
DLESE >> Technology
SVS >> Hubble Space Telescope
NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> Technology Transfer