What the fuck has NASA done to make your life awesome?

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'Invisible' braces

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"Invisible braces are made of translucent polycrystalline alumina (TPA). A company called Ceradyne developed TPA in conjunction with NASA Advanced Ceramics Research to protect the infrared antennae of heat-seeking missile trackers."

Source: http://curiosity.discovery.com/topic/physics-concepts-and-definitions/ten-nasa-inventions1.htm

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