NASA Center: Langley Research Center
Public Release Year: 1985
Reference Number: LARC-SO-97
Category: Health And Medicine
Origin: NASA&apos;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.
Page Number in Published book: 74