Space Technology Hall of Fame

Environmental and Resource Management

Emulsified Zero-Valent Iron

Dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs) are chemical compounds that can contaminate soil and groundwater to the point of irreparability. 

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Petroleum Remediation Product

Spills and leaks of all kinds threaten water resources around the world. Today a new technology provides safe and permanent removal of petroleum-based pollutants from water. The basic delivery system grew out of NASA biological encapsulation research and the orbital production of microspheres so uniformly precise they provide calibration standards for scientific and industrial equipment.…

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Commercial Earth-Imaging Satellites

Satellite Image of Bora Bora

Geospatial technology using Earth-imaging satellites has reshaped our view of the world, improving national security, logistics and navigation, mapping, disease and natural disaster tracking and a myriad of other applications.

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WATEX Remote-Sensing Data

NASA Space Radar Image of Wadi Kufra, Libya

Dr. Alain Gachet founded Radar Technologies International in 1999 to use satellite generated remote-sensing data to identify probable locations of precious metals. Analyzing satellite data in pursuit of precious metals in the Libyan Desert, Dr. Gachet made a surprising discovery. He identified a significant water leak in the Libyan water pipeline and realized that he…

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Staged Nutrient Release Fertilizer

NASA Image of Staged Nutrient Release Fertilizer

Florikan® CEO Ed Rosenthal noticed one of his clients struggle to get fertilizer to mix into a water solution for easier application. This inspired Rosenthal to develop a new method, allowing easier and more accurate fertilizer application.

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Radiant Catalytic Ionization (RCI)

NASA Image of Mini Greenhouse

ActivePure devices have been installed in facilities where there is high risk for contaminates; schools, hospitals, restaurants and even several Major League Baseball teams’ locker facilities.

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