NASA Spinoff Database: Fogless Ski Goggles

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: JSC-SO-35
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: Keep Space Windows Clear Before Launch

Keeping ski goggles from fogging is just one of dozens of uses for anti-fog coating developed at Johnson Space Center to keep spacecraft windows clear before launch. Basic composition of coating includes a liquid detergent, deionized water, an oxygen-compatible, fire resistant oil. Two thin coatings are applied to glass or plastic surface and buffed lightly. Applications include deep sea diving masks, fire protection helmets, eyeglasses, and vehicle windows.

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Page Number in Published book: 90

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