Space Technology Benefits Recognized Around the World

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

Wherever you go and whatever the local language happens to be, a common theme found around the world is that space technologies continue to benefit all of us here on Earth. A recent television story by Channel One - Russia underscores this truth.

The story paid special attention to Space Certification Program partner Eagle Shield and interviewed Lisa Lockyer, deputy director, New Ventures & Communications Directorate, NASA, about NASA spinoff technologies, many of which have been inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame.

This state-side footage, describing just a few of the many beneficial space technology products and services, was transmitted via satellite to Moscow and aired on Russian television and the Internet.

To see the Russian broadcast, visit It may be in Russian, but the message is clear - space technology is big business and it's all around us.

Thanks to our friends at NASA and especially to correspondent Pavel Krepkiy at Channel One - Russia for his able assistance in helping us to improve awareness of the many life improving benefits of space technology.

This article is part of Space Watch: November 2008 (Volume: 7, Issue: 11).

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