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Spinoff 2013: Bringing Space Technology Home

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Air Date: 05/13/2014
Run Time: 32:43

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NASA has just published "Spinoff 2013," the latest of its annual reports on outstanding innovations developed for space that are solving problems and improving lives here on Earth. Technology Transfer Program Executive Daniel Lockney is our guest. Emily tells us Rosetta is closing in on its cometary destination. Planetary Society Director of Advocacy Casey Dreier is back from a very successful week in Washington with Bill Nye. Someone will win a Celestron COSMOS FirstScope telescope in this week's What's Up segment.

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