How Investing in Big Space Science Benefits Life on Earth

  • 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  • Education City Student Center Cinema

About Event

Astronomy and space sciences are considered ‘big science’: Big budgets, big machines and big research. But big investment in astronomy and space sciences also helps to advance discoveries in science and technology that can be applied to improve our life on Earth.

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NASA’s Technology Transfer Program, for example, ensures that technologies developed for aeronautics and space missions are made available to the public for the benefit of humankind.

Join former NASA Deputy Chief Technologist Jim Adams for an overview of NASA’s best science and technology spin-off stories, and a discussion of how big science can change life on Earth for the better.