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78 Outer Space Innovations

Things to Get You Stoked for the Space Shuttle Launch

— March 15, 2009 — Tech
The Discovery space shuttle launch is making headlines this weekend, but unfortunately, it's been delayed after a leak required NASA to do some last minute repairs.

To tie you over until the actual Discovery space shuttle launch, we've put together a cluster of some of the most fascinating space innovations collected on Trend Hunter, ranging from outer space weddings to special coffee invnted just for astronauts.

Implications - FIRST SENTENCE TYPO

Consumers are more know than ever before looking for some form of escapism from their daily lives. Urban life is dominated by a hyper-rational order. Companies that offer this consumers the ability to escape the quotidian into an all together different universe will find success.
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Outer Space Cyberspace
Outer Space Cyberspace
Interplanetary Internet
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75
Surgery In Space
Surgery In Space
Zero Gravity Surgery One Step Closer (Follow Up)
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74
Voting From Space
Voting From Space
NASA Gets Political
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73
Space Medicine
Space Medicine
Kibo Japanese Experiment Module
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72
Surgery in Space / Zero Gravity Surgery
Surgery in Space / Zero Gravity Surgery
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71
Elevators for Extraterrestrial Travel
Elevators for Extraterrestrial Travel
Push-Button Access to Space Stations Now Plausible
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70
Pushing the Internet In to Space
Pushing the Internet In to Space
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69
Zero Gravity Curiosity
Zero Gravity Curiosity
Sending Boomerangs to Space
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68
Marketing in Space
Marketing in Space
Now You Can Buy Her The Moon
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67
Exotic Astronaut Food
Exotic Astronaut Food
Space Kimchi
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66
Women in Space
Women in Space
NASA's Female Frontiers
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65
Selling Retired Space Shuttles
Selling Retired Space Shuttles
$48 Million Buys Old NASA Orbiters
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64
Elevator into Space
Elevator into Space
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63
Solar-Powered Satellites
Solar-Powered Satellites
National Space Society Calls for NASA Power Plant
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62
Space Food
Space Food
Chew On Snacks Made For Astronauts
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61
Suborbital Space Vehicles
Suborbital Space Vehicles
The 'Space Bowl' for Cosmic Tourists
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60
Google Sky
Google Sky
Google Earth Gets Into Space
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59
Star Wars Saber Bound For Space
Star Wars Saber Bound For Space
NASA To Take The Force
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58
Alien Matrimony
Alien Matrimony
Space Weddings
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57
Intergalactic Boom Boxes
Intergalactic Boom Boxes
Space Researchers Puzzled by Strange Extraterrestrial Noise
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56
Politics From Space
Politics From Space
GeoEye-1 Satellite Inauguration Pic Still Looks Like A Lot Of People
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55
Space Tourism in 2008
Space Tourism in 2008
EADS Astrium Reveals New Space Jet
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54
Space Weddings
Space Weddings
Virgin Galactic Ceremonies
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53
Space Tourism Suits
Space Tourism Suits
Orbital Outfitters
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52
Space Blogs
Space Blogs
Ansari Blogs From Zero Gravity
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51
SpaceLove.org
SpaceLove.org
First Couple to Honeymoon in Space
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50
D'yer Wanna Be A Spaceman?
D'yer Wanna Be A Spaceman?
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49
India's Cut-Price Space Program
India's Cut-Price Space Program
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48
Golf In Space
Golf In Space
Star Wars-Inspired Golf Gear
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47
Zero Gravity Watches
Zero Gravity Watches
Seiko Spring Drive Spacewalk
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46
Personal Satellite Assistant: Orbits Astronauts on Spacewalks
Personal Satellite Assistant: Orbits Astronauts on Spacewalks
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45
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
James Webb Space Telescope
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44
Gourmet Food in Space
Gourmet Food in Space
Gerd Kafer and Talis Team Up for Historic Meal in 2013
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43
$25 Million Space Tours
$25 Million Space Tours
Microsoft Software Mogul Ready to Take Flight
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42
Advertise in Space
Advertise in Space
$5,000 Gets Your Logo Out of This World
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41
Recycled Space Gear Jewelry
Recycled Space Gear Jewelry
The ‘Moon Dust-DNA' Watch Collection
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40
Crowdsourced Space Classification
Crowdsourced Space Classification
'Galaxy Zoo' Lets You Help Astronomers Classify Stars
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39
Space Tourism
Space Tourism
Virgin Galactic
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38
Growing Fresh Veggies In Space
Growing Fresh Veggies In Space
AeroGrow On NASA Shuttle
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37
Robotic Space Ants
Robotic Space Ants
The Mars I-SWARM Project
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36
Send Your Stuff Into Space
Send Your Stuff Into Space
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35
First Hi-Def Pics of Earthrise from the Moon taken by Japanese Spacecraft
First Hi-Def Pics of Earthrise from the Moon taken by Japanese Spacecraft
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34
Space Mile Rewards
Space Mile Rewards
Two Million Virgin Atlantic Miles Get You Into Space
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33
Virgin Galactic Spacecrafts Unveiled
Virgin Galactic Spacecrafts Unveiled
The White Knight Two
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32
Space and Underwater Pen
Space and Underwater Pen
Tombow's Object XL Pressurized Ink Cartridges
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31
Space Station Becomes the Brightest Manmade Object in the Sky
Space Station Becomes the Brightest Manmade Object in the Sky
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30
Custom Replica Space Suits
Custom Replica Space Suits
'Apollo 11' Outfit Helps You Play Astronaut
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29
Space tourism set to enter new orbit
Space tourism set to enter new orbit
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28
Outer Space Oddities
Outer Space Oddities
Bizzare Eye Upstages Rings on Saturn
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27
Recreational Space Exploration
Recreational Space Exploration
Ordinary Dudes Send Balloon Into Space
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26
Spacevertising
Spacevertising
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25
Inflatable Private Space Station/Hotel
Inflatable Private Space Station/Hotel
Bigelow Aerospace
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24
Space Origami
Space Origami
Astronauts Fly Paper Plane From Space
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23
Fire Photos From Space
Fire Photos From Space
NASA Satellite Returns Images of US Wildfires
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22
$4 Million Space Hotel
$4 Million Space Hotel
Galactic Suite To Open In 2012
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21
Spaceports
Spaceports
Virgin to Build World's First Airport for Spaceships
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20
Sci-Fi Dollar Bill Origami
Sci-Fi Dollar Bill Origami
Spacecrafts from Folded Currency
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19
Skintight Space Suits
Skintight Space Suits
The Lightweight Biosuit Makes Space Travel More Fashionable
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18
Zero Gravity Fashion
Zero Gravity Fashion
Win a Trip to Space
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17
Sky Dive From Space (If You're Crazy)
Sky Dive From Space (If You're Crazy)
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16
Star Wars and Star Trek Spaceships That You Can Print And Fold
Star Wars and Star Trek Spaceships That You Can Print And Fold
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15
Extraterrestrial Cordless Lighting
Extraterrestrial Cordless Lighting
The 'Owl 1' Lamp Invades and Illuminates Indoor Space
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14
Inverted Conechitechture
Inverted Conechitechture
The Funnel-Shaped ‘Coni Rovesci' Office Spaces
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13
Outer Space Office Furniture
Outer Space Office Furniture
Kinzo Air + Airlite Look Like Something From a Space Shuttle
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12
Laser-Powered Travel
Laser-Powered Travel
Light Beam Propulsion for Aerospace and Aircraft
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11
Caffeine in Space
Caffeine in Space
On-Orbit Coffee Cup Is A Must-Have For Zero-Gravity Baristas
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10
$25 Million Mega-Parties
$25 Million Mega-Parties
Dubai Soiree Will Be Viewable from Space
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9
Retro Futuristic Art
Retro Futuristic Art
Space Illustrations Show Visions Of The Future From The Past
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8
Sci-Fi Inspired Architecture
Sci-Fi Inspired Architecture
'Un Sui' House Inspired by A Space Odyssey
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7
Sex in Space
Sex in Space
The 62-Mile High Club
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6
Space Age Hair Salons
Space Age Hair Salons
GHD Headquarters Let You Prep Your Locks For The Future
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5
Giant Spaceships for Kids
Giant Spaceships for Kids
Second Solar at Sensapolis
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4
Space Colony Architecture
Space Colony Architecture
RFM FM Radio Station Headquarters, Poland
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3
Orbiting Space Junk
Orbiting Space Junk
Images of Earth's Garbage Ring
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2
Space Pod-Inspired Vehicles
Space Pod-Inspired Vehicles
Luigi Colani's Futuristic Planes, Trains and Automobiles
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1
Futuristic Luggage
Futuristic Luggage
Sleek, Space-Age Bags and Briefcases by Jerome Olivet
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