Volume 5, Number 5 September/October 1997
NASA Spinoff '97 is an annual publication that highlights products and services
made possible by NASA-developed technology. Copies of Spinoff '97 may be
obtained by from the National Technology Transfer Center.
NASA will present the International Space Station's Fifth Annual Teleconference
Series via live and interactive satellite programs, providing a unique
opportunity for students and professional groups to further knowledge in life
sciences, biomedicine and biotechnology through an in-depth look at the benefits
of research aboard the International Space Station.
On Thursday February 19, 1998, 12:302:00 p.m. (ET), International Space
Station: Countdown to Launch will provide middle and high school students and
teachers the opportunity to speak directly with astronauts, scientists,
researchers and engineers as they discuss plans for the International Space
On Thursday February 26, 1998, 1:003:00 p.m. (ET), International Space
Station: Open for Business offers live and interactive dialog with world-class
experts about International Space Station scientific and commercial research
plans, opportunities and benefits.
Visit the newly redesigned core web site of the online NASA Commercial Technology
Network (NCTN) at www.nctn.hq.nasa.gov to explore NASA technologies,
technology commercialization services/assistance, success stories, business
resources and much more! Sign the guest book, and receive the free NCTN screen
savernow available for download to Macintosh, Windows 95/NT, Windows 3.1 and
Earth and Beyond: Space Technology Paves the Way is a 12-minute video
focusing on how NASA space technology is paving the way for future space missions
and creating commercial products that benefit life on Earth. For a free copy,
contact Michael Weingarten.
NASA Official: Jonathan Root
Web Designer: Pamela Sams