NASA Spinoff Database: Warm Hands and Feet

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1976
Reference Number: JSC-SO-37
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: Apollo Moon Mission

Comfort Products, Inc. was responsible for the cold weather glove and thermal boots, adapted from a spacesuit design that kept astronauts warm or cool in the temperature extremes of the Apollo Moon Mission. Gloves and boots are thermally heated. Batteries are worn inside wrist of glove or sealed in sole of skiboot and are rechargeable hundreds of times. They operate flexible resistance circuit which is turned on periodically when wearer wants to be warm.

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Page Number in Published book: 89
Manufacturer: Comfort Products, Inc.

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