Now, learn about NASA's contribution to car racing industry through new website

Last Updated: Thu, Sep 08, 2011 06:40 hrs

The National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) has launched a new online program that highlights the agency's contribution to the car racing industry.

The 'Rockets to Race Cars' website allows users to become aware of NASA contributions by selecting an icon appearing at the bottom of the screen.he website shows that NASA developed various technology like heat-resistant paint, fire-resistant materials, better brakes to aid the racing industry.

The website also indicates that NASA tested cars in collaboration with several racing firms.

"NASA's exploration missions have a huge impact here on Earth. This interactive website demonstrates the scope of NASA's space technology and research efforts." NASA Communication Office's Associate Administrator David Weaver said.

The "NASA Rockets to Race Cars" also shows car racetracks around the country.(ANI)

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