• DirectIndustry e-Magazine - #11 - FROM SPACE TO EARTH - DirectIndustry e-Magazine


    Space has become a testing area for Earth-bound industries. In this 11th issue of DirectIndustry e-magazine, we present some of the most striking industrial space spin-offs, demonstrating how space technology is making industrial life better and more efficient back on Earth.

    Our journalists also take you on an exploratory tour of the Mars Rover, Curiosity. Check our infographics to learn more about the advanced technologies that were assembled for the rover’s special mission of the century.

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    Innovations for space exploration will touch every single Earth-based industry.


    Everyday life is full of objects that originated in space: The composite structures on commercial aircraft flying today, UV-blocking sunglasses and shock-absorbing footwear were all first created for the space shuttle. Smartphone technology also comes from space—it was work done at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

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    Curiosity is equipped with advanced technologies able to withstand extremely harsh conditions.

    Curiosity landed on Mars in August 2012 for a special mission: scouring the red planet for any sign of water and life, which it successfully did. Several companies were involved in the project in collaboration with various international space agencies. They developed advanced technologies able to withstand extremely harsh conditions. This infographic presents some of those innovations.


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    L’Oréal’s plant in Yichang, China, is the company's first CO2-neutral site in Asia.

    Yichang is located in Hubei Province, 1000 km west of Shanghai. There, close to the Three Gorges Dam, L’Oréal has built the largest cosmetics production center in the Asia-Pacific region. It is now the company’s first site in Asia to reach carbon footprint neutrality. L’Oréal’s First Carbon-Neutral Site in...

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    Camille Rustici

    Camille Rustici is a Video Journalist and the Editor-in-Chief for DirectIndustry e-magazine. She has years of experience in business issues for various media including France 24, Associated Press, Radio France…

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    Simone Cosimi

    Simone Cosimi is a freelance journalist based in Rome who contributes to La Repubblica, Wired, VanityFair.it, GQ. He focuses on technology, science and innovation.

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    Jamie Carter

    Jamie Carter is a journalist based in Wales, who writes about technology for the South China Morning Post, Mashable, MSN, the BBC Sky At Night, TechRadar.com and Korean Air’s Morning Calm.

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    Kristina Müller

    Kristina Müller is a German journalist working on a freelance basis for different print and online media, mainly about industrial, nautical and medical issues.

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