At first glance, space and oil seem like two completely unrelated and divergent industries. However, these industries face many of the same goals and challenges. The oil & gas industry is constantly looking for ways to cost-effectively meet regulatory standards, improve safety and get more out of their production process and facilities. NASA does the same. They are also are both challenged with working in harsh, remote, and often unexplored environments. Advanced sensors are becoming increasingly more important in both industries. As the internet of things (IoT) continues to grow, new technologies are being developed every day by companies that want to stay competitive.
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