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Earth your home. Our mission NASA researchers worked to understand and protect our planet. This is innovation now bringing you stories behind the ideas that shave our future. Jackie Quinn is an environmental engineer at NASA Kennedy Space Center. So I've had an opportunity to work on several different products and technologies that are aimed at treating contamination that has ended up in our groundwater or are sediments or our surface water and easy V. I is one of the technologies invented by Jackie. Enter team she explains how emulsified Zero Valent iron works so we make these little tiny bubbles of whale water and iron and we actually inject into the subsurface and easy. The I actually traveled down there. Come in contact with it. Poll contaminant inside the bubble. So it's isolated inside the whale bubble and then the iron starts to degrade the contaminant right there inside the bubble. What's INS UP ETHENE or Athene? Which is a gas benign gas microbes? Eat that's the final product. This environmentally safe treatment is available through Nasr's technology transfer program and can be licensed commercially to directly treat certain contamination sources for innovation. Now I'm Jennifer Poli. Innovation now is produced by the National Institute of Aerospace Through Collaboration with NASA and is distributed by w HR V.

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