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Spinoff 2017: Nasa Tech Makes a Difference on Earth


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NASA tech spinoff

A JPL-partnership with John Deere led to self-driving tractors long before self-driving cars were a hot topic. The tractors support "precision agriculture," increasing harvest yields and saving farmers seed and fertilizer.

Credit: NASA

NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology—innovations developed by NASA, including JPL; with NASA funding; or under a contract with the agency—in products that we all benefit from.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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