NASA Spinoff Leads to Odor-Eliminating Shoe Inserts

Last Updated on January 30, 2021 by Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller

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Solar System Ambassador Pam Roller

Activated carbons are often part of standard filtration systems, both on Earth and in space. Spacecraft cabins are relatively small, enclosed spaces with equipment and people releasing a host of contaminants that must be mitigated. NASA has had a long history of using activated carbons for these applications dating back to the first human spaceflight program ‘Project Mercury’ from the late 1950s and the early1960s.

Click the link below to read all about it.

https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/spinoff/odor-eliminating-shoe-inserts-rely-on-nasa-tested-activated-carbon-cloth

Courtesy of NASA’s website