NASA Spinoff Database: Advanced Wheelchair

NASA Center: Langley Research Center
Public Release Year: 1985
Reference Number: LARC-SO-97
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: NASA's Collapsible Composite Materials Research

A prototype lightweight wheelchair based on aerospace technology resulted from a Langley Research Center/University of VA project. The chair weighs 25 pounds and is collapsible. Commercial applications are under consideration.

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Page Number in Published book: 74

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