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NASA looks to partner with private industry and the public
NASA's technology chief visits Cleveland to promote technology transfer with the nation's space agency

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David Miller is NASA's chief technologist. His office is looking to license technology developed at the space agency to use in the private industry.
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Forty-Five years after the first moon landing, NASA is reaching into cyber-space to elicit ideas from the public.

David Miller is NASA’s chief technologist. He was in Cleveland this week as part of Space Adventure Week at the Great Lakes Science Center.

Miller says NASA is looking for input from the public on a variety of projects.


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“Like the asteroid grand challenge…where we’re asking the citizenry of the United States to help us how to identify asteroids as well as come up with ways to deal with them if we find some that are dangerous,” says Miller 

Miller says NASA is also promoting the transfer of technology developed at the agency to the private sector.

NASA Glenn is currently looking for partners to license a dozen new technologies developed in Cleveland.

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