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ESA Euronews: Taking space tech down to Earth
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- Title ESA Euronews: Taking space tech down to Earth
- Released: 27/02/2015
- Length 00:08:40
- Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Hungarian
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA/Euronews
This month's Space focuses on startups in Europe that are finding everyday Earthly applications for space innovations.
There's a long tradition of transferring technology from one sector to another to improve life on our planet, and in the case of space that can lead to some unlikely links between science success stories such as the Philae lander, and the hunt for bedbugs in hotel rooms, or between the Smart-1 moon mission and the efficiency of geothermal energy. We visit two of the 11 ESA business incubation centres around Europe, one in Barcelona, the other near Oxford.