Developing Partnerships... Launching Dreams
A team of researchers from NASA and the University of Central Florida partnered to develop a groundwater treatment technology that was used to extract rocket cleaning solvents from the ground near Launch Complex 34, used during the Apollo era. The solvents (Emulsified Zero-Valent Iron), classified as Dense Nonaqueous Phase Liquids, can contaminate fresh water sources and are a common cause of environmental contamination at thousands of DOE, DOD, NASA and private industry facilities. The NASA technology provides a method to remove the contaminant that is quick, effective and cost-competitive. It has been licensed to several companies for commercialization.
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