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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-16-10 06:51 PM
Response to Reply #30
35. The kids at school were SOOOOO impressed
One of the crew brought along a good sized canister of liquid nitrogen.... and a big grocery bag of veggies!

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  -What has NASA done for you? nadinbrzezinski  Apr-16-10 06:01 PM   #0 
  - If your PC doesn't occupy an entire room of your house, you can thank NASA. n/t  Ian David   Apr-16-10 06:02 PM   #1 
  - And for the IPOD too  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:03 PM   #2 
  - Shazam!  Naturalist111   Apr-16-10 06:37 PM   #27 
  - good point.  Liberal_in_LA   Apr-16-10 08:33 PM   #46 
  - The first integrated circuits were used in Air Force computers and Minuteman missiles  FarCenter   Apr-16-10 10:29 PM   #50 
  - It's increased my knowledge of space science.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-16-10 06:04 PM   #3 
  - and Earth Science  Johonny   Apr-16-10 06:21 PM   #17 
  - I AGREE  iamthebandfanman   Apr-17-10 05:29 AM   #68 
     - Everybody.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-17-10 12:47 PM   #78 
  - What makes this computer possible was part of nasa  madokie   Apr-16-10 06:04 PM   #4 
  - Ah yes the tiles, we want greener tech for roofs  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:05 PM   #6 
  - syndromes that affect the brain, such as stroke, dementia, and traumatic brain injury.  underpants   Apr-16-10 06:04 PM   #5 
  - Absolutely  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:06 PM   #9 
  - first responders  underpants   Apr-16-10 06:05 PM   #7 
  - Yep, hell one of the traction spints I used for years  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:08 PM   #10 
  - NASA will help probe Toyota acceleration problem  underpants   Apr-16-10 06:06 PM   #8 
  - computer mouse, eye diseases, diabetes, wildfire tracking, conchelar implants, & Nerf Gliders  underpants   Apr-16-10 06:10 PM   #11 
  - NASA Spinoffs  Duppers   Apr-17-10 12:52 AM   #65 
  - Tang.  evlbstrd   Apr-16-10 06:13 PM   #12 
  - Funny thing TANG actually preceded it  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:18 PM   #14 
  - TANG was developed in the 1940s.  immoderate   Apr-16-10 06:24 PM   #20 
     - And there are materials that cannot be developed on Earth  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:27 PM   #22 
     - What has any of this to do with a manned mission to Mars?  immoderate   Apr-16-10 10:55 PM   #54 
        - Computers were developed on Earth  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-17-10 12:45 AM   #64 
           - Another poster...  immoderate   Apr-17-10 12:40 PM   #77 
              - Do you know what "ballistic missiles" are?  liberation   Apr-17-10 03:11 PM   #83 
                 - Bullets are ballistic missiles too. Baseballs even. Look it up.  immoderate   Apr-17-10 06:55 PM   #88 
     - AGREED.  Duppers   Apr-17-10 12:08 AM   #62 
  - My dream is that we shoot for MARS. There is not a lot to be proud of nowadays in the USA.  Mike 03   Apr-16-10 06:18 PM   #13 
  - Not going back to moon is a mistake  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:20 PM   #16 
     - +1000 nt  Duppers   Apr-17-10 12:03 AM   #60 
  - Oh, and Kick Sky High. NT  Mike 03   Apr-16-10 06:18 PM   #15 
  - a lot, actually  havocmom   Apr-16-10 06:23 PM   #18 
  - I loved Tang  Tailormyst   Apr-16-10 06:25 PM   #21 
     - Best Tang moment for me...  havocmom   Apr-16-10 06:30 PM   #24 
        - We had TANG I think twice  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:34 PM   #26 
           - Mom was a good person, but WAY to impressed with 'new' as marketing  havocmom   Apr-16-10 06:42 PM   #29 
              - I do remember Sea Lab indeed  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:45 PM   #30 
                 - The kids at school were SOOOOO impressed  havocmom   Apr-16-10 06:51 PM   #35 
                    - RLOL  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:52 PM   #36 
  - I think of all the benefits we may gain from the research and development  Tailormyst   Apr-16-10 06:23 PM   #19 
  - All of the technological fringe benefits aside,  FightingIrish   Apr-16-10 06:28 PM   #23 
  - I suspect that is the impetus of life  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:32 PM   #25 
  - Yeah o.k., its SUCCESSFUL STATE FUNDED SCIENCE but it thrives in REPUBLICAN / ANTI GOVMT states  lxlxlxl   Apr-16-10 06:37 PM   #28 
  - Florida is an ideal launch site...  Rosco T.   Apr-16-10 06:47 PM   #32 
  - Cape Canaveral was set up as the "long range proving ground" after White Sands was too small  FarCenter   Apr-16-10 10:45 PM   #53 
  - It has to do with take off  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:49 PM   #33 
  - Physics decided Florida's the best launch site in the US, not politics. (nt)  Posteritatis   Apr-16-10 07:44 PM   #43 
  - (facepalm)  WilliamPitt   Apr-17-10 08:27 AM   #72 
     - note the word successful  lxlxlxl   Apr-17-10 11:08 AM   #73 
  - I once saw a list of things we take for granted that were developed for the moon program.  county worker   Apr-16-10 06:45 PM   #31 
  - And the list is LOOOONGGGGG  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 06:51 PM   #34 
  - There is next to nothing in the modern home that wasn't  tavalon   Apr-16-10 06:57 PM   #37 
  - And too many round these parts will celebrate  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 07:00 PM   #38 
  - Thanks, nadin. Well said. nt  enlightenment   Apr-16-10 07:07 PM   #39 
  - You welcome  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 07:08 PM   #40 
  - Y'know that little GPS device in your car?  customerserviceguy   Apr-16-10 07:24 PM   #41 
  - Oh absolutly, we love thee GPS  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 07:42 PM   #42 
  - GPS is a system developed by the military  FarCenter   Apr-16-10 10:36 PM   #52 
     - Good grief....  Stand and Fight   Apr-17-10 07:12 AM   #70 
        - Satellites owe nearly nothing to manned spaceflight programs  FarCenter   Apr-17-10 07:57 AM   #71 
           - That is a very intellectually dishonest POV  liberation   Apr-17-10 04:33 PM   #87 
  - They put a man on the goddamn moon without the aid of what we would consider a computer  Raskolnik   Apr-16-10 07:46 PM   #44 
  - Clap!!!  PurgatoryPeak   Apr-17-10 05:22 AM   #66 
  - Velcro n/t  pipi_k   Apr-16-10 07:49 PM   #45 
  - Are Tang, Teflon, and Velcro NASA spinoffs?  FarCenter   Apr-16-10 10:32 PM   #51 
  - nope.  Duppers   Apr-17-10 12:06 AM   #61 
  - The space programs around the world have greatly contributed  polly7   Apr-16-10 09:43 PM   #47 
  - Just like TANG, there are a few things that we think were developed  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 09:44 PM   #48 
     - It was already being used so I don't get how it could be classified  polly7   Apr-16-10 11:23 PM   #56 
        - What is classified secret at times has little to do with reality  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 11:36 PM   #57 
           - True.  polly7   Apr-17-10 12:37 AM   #63 
  - K & FUCKING R!  Rage Inc.   Apr-16-10 09:57 PM   #49 
  - A teabagger was protesting the budget cuts to NASA at the same time  bullwinkle428   Apr-16-10 11:02 PM   #55 
  - Now that is a funny mental  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-16-10 11:37 PM   #58 
  - And that teabagger probably ignores NASA data on global warming, too!  HuckleB   Apr-16-10 11:39 PM   #59 
  - in definite decline.  iamthebandfanman   Apr-17-10 05:26 AM   #67 
  - acutally the DU argument is man vs unmanned  Johonny   Apr-17-10 11:58 AM   #74 
     - "We" all those missions which you cite at the end involve heavy international cooperation  liberation   Apr-17-10 03:07 PM   #82 
  - Tang. nt  tsuki   Apr-17-10 06:02 AM   #69 
  - NASA's budget is 1/48 that of the DoD, and just 1/2 percent of the total 2010 Federal budget.  4lbs   Apr-17-10 12:09 PM   #75 
  - 800 billion dollars is how much we've spent on NASA  Vegetarianist   Apr-17-10 12:18 PM   #76 
  - Where did you get that from?  4lbs   Apr-17-10 01:20 PM   #79 
  - My grandfather was an engineer on the Apollo project.  hunter   Apr-17-10 02:43 PM   #80 
  - That. Is. So. Cool!  GreenPartyVoter   Apr-17-10 03:25 PM   #85 
  - NASA fed our family when I was a teenager growing up.  Blue_In_AK   Apr-17-10 03:02 PM   #81 
  - I can't believe no one has mentioned satellite communications and packet switched networks....  liberation   Apr-17-10 03:16 PM   #84 
  - They have provided me with mind blowing pictures. nt  RedCappedBandit   Apr-17-10 03:32 PM   #86 
  - Grasping for credits....you seem to be  protocol rv   Apr-17-10 06:58 PM   #89 
 

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