many of the products that we use and many of the technical marvvels ( consumer, medical devices) are the result of the fundamental research done at NASA. That is what i meant by mentioning the improvement of quality of life of common man,
Its a great news Charles. NASA has always been the one to go beyond the technical boundaries and investing in the right stuff. And surely wind tunnel acquires alot of power from the grid, but certainly it is nothing less than a necessity for analysing the aerodynamics of air crafts. It is great to see the technical advancement that NASA is contributing towards.
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