Space Tech: From Yacht Winners to Wind Testing (1999)

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High-tech developments for NASA and the space program have been applied to areas ranging from the sports world to medical advances. In Space Tech: From Yacht Winners to Wind Testing, viewers can see how the 1987 America's Cup winner utilized technology from the space shuttle to gain an advantage. As numerous satellites travel in their orbit around the Earth, they can reveal surprises such as a hidden system of rivers or sacred sites from ancient civilizations. New materials designed for use in space can been found in synthetic bone, which gains strength from titanium.