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Innovation Now

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Innovation Now

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Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.

Latest Episodes

Treating Contamination

EZVI pulls contaminants inside tiny oil bubbles that contain iron so the contaminant begins to degrade into a benign gas that microbes eat.

--15 h ago
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Treating Contamination

Martian RV

As astronauts plan to work on the Moon or Mars, they need to think about how to move from place to place and how to take essentials, like food, water, and air with them.

--1 d ago
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Martian RV

Rotors on Mars

The Mars Helicopter is what NASA calls a technology demonstrator. Its sole goal is to show we can actually do this mission.

--2 d ago
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Rotors on Mars

Shorter Wavelengths

When humans travel to Mars, they may use lasers to phone home.

--3 d ago
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Shorter Wavelengths

Trash to Fuel

By processing small pieces of trash in a high temperature reactor, OSCAR is advancing innovative technology for managing waste in space.

--6 d ago
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Trash to Fuel

Prototype Ventilator

A new high-pressure ventilator, called VITAL, has been developed by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to free up the nation's supply of traditional ventilators.

--1 w ago
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Prototype Ventilator

Powered Flight on Mars

Ingenuity, the first Mars helicopter will ride to the Red Planet attached to the belly of the Perseverance rover.

--1 w ago
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Powered Flight on Mars

Inflatable Heat Shield

The largest rover we’ve landed on Mars is about the size of a car. But sending humans to Mars will require a much bigger spacecraft – and that means new technologies to land the payload.

--1 w ago
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Inflatable Heat Shield

Powerful Propulsion

Astronauts bound for Mars will need to travel 140 million miles into deep space. And getting there as quickly as possible reduces some of the risk of being away from Earth.

--1 w ago
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Powerful Propulsion

Advancing Aviation

On a journey that began with the Wright Brothers, today’s researchers at the Federal Aviation Administration are taking aviation to new heights.

--1 w ago
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Advancing Aviation

Latest Episodes

Treating Contamination

EZVI pulls contaminants inside tiny oil bubbles that contain iron so the contaminant begins to degrade into a benign gas that microbes eat.

--15 h ago
Comments
Treating Contamination

Martian RV

As astronauts plan to work on the Moon or Mars, they need to think about how to move from place to place and how to take essentials, like food, water, and air with them.

--1 d ago
Comments
Martian RV

Rotors on Mars

The Mars Helicopter is what NASA calls a technology demonstrator. Its sole goal is to show we can actually do this mission.

--2 d ago
Comments
Rotors on Mars

Shorter Wavelengths

When humans travel to Mars, they may use lasers to phone home.

--3 d ago
Comments
Shorter Wavelengths

Trash to Fuel

By processing small pieces of trash in a high temperature reactor, OSCAR is advancing innovative technology for managing waste in space.

--6 d ago
Comments
Trash to Fuel

Prototype Ventilator

A new high-pressure ventilator, called VITAL, has been developed by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to free up the nation's supply of traditional ventilators.

--1 w ago
Comments
Prototype Ventilator

Powered Flight on Mars

Ingenuity, the first Mars helicopter will ride to the Red Planet attached to the belly of the Perseverance rover.

--1 w ago
Comments
Powered Flight on Mars

Inflatable Heat Shield

The largest rover we’ve landed on Mars is about the size of a car. But sending humans to Mars will require a much bigger spacecraft – and that means new technologies to land the payload.

--1 w ago
Comments
Inflatable Heat Shield

Powerful Propulsion

Astronauts bound for Mars will need to travel 140 million miles into deep space. And getting there as quickly as possible reduces some of the risk of being away from Earth.

--1 w ago
Comments
Powerful Propulsion

Advancing Aviation

On a journey that began with the Wright Brothers, today’s researchers at the Federal Aviation Administration are taking aviation to new heights.

--1 w ago
Comments
Advancing Aviation
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