NASA Spinoff Database: Air Systems Provide Life Support to Miners

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2013
Reference Number: JSC-SO-268
Category: Public Safety
Origin: Air purification system for commercial spacecraft

Through a Space Act Agreement with Johnson Space Center, Paragon Space Development Corporation, of Tucson, Arizona, developed the Commercial Crew Transport-Air Revitalization System, designed to provide clean air for crewmembers on short-duration space flights. The technology is now being used to help save minersŐ lives in the event of an underground disaster.

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Page Number in Published book: 68
Manufacturer: Paragon Space Development Corporation

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