NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: JSC-SO-35
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.
Page Number in Published book: 90