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In What has NASA Done for You? Award-winning writer Frank Sietzen, Jr. traces the origins of nearly a hundred technologies or products in common use today that were created by space technology or used in NASA and military space missions. From artificial ear implants to roadway safety systems, and from breast cancer detection technology to protecting first responders, Sietzen's book shows how the exploration of space has led to improved life on Earth.
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How fuel pumps used in the Space Shuttle evolved to be a part of the latest generation of artificial hearts ·
|Frank Sietzen Jr. has been a professional science writer and editor for 23 years, specializing in aerospace technology and space exploration topics. Frank has written about the space program for nearly every medium. He was space technology editor of Space Business News, Editor of Military Space, Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra magazine, first Washington, DC bureau chief of Space.com, and wrote a weekly column on civil space for UPI Science News from 1998 to 2004. "What Has NASA Done for You?" is a book on the practical benefits of space technology, Sietzen is a popular lecturer on technology before business and local groups around the country. He writes for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Advanstar magazines.|