Special Millennium Feature

As we begin the new millennium, we look forward to more revolutionary new technologies, products, and services that will be the culmination of partnershipS between NASA and the private sector. In this year's Spinoff, we take a look back at the many innovations spun off from NASA's space research that provided numerous benefits in the daily lives of the American public, ranging from home and recreation products, to health and medicine technologies, to environment and resources management, as well as industrial productivity and manufacturing technologies. The Special Millennium Feature takes a nostalgic glimpse into the past and revisits some of the products that most heavily impacted our lives. This section sums up the many years of hard work and dedication from the NASA field centers and industry that resulted in solid returns on America's investment in the Space Program


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