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Containing Hair During Cutting In Zero GravityProposed device collects loose hair during barbering and shaving in zero gravity to prevent hair clippings from contaminating cabin of spacecraft. Folds for storage, opens into clear, bubblelike plastic dome surrounding user's head, tray fits around user's throat, and fanlike ring surrounds back of neck. Device fits snugly but comfortably around neck, preventing hair from escaping to outside. Flow of air into hose connected to suction pump removes hair from bubble as cut. Filter at end of hose collects hair.
Document ID
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Haines, Richard F.
(NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1992
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 16
Issue: 2
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
Life Sciences
Report/Patent Number
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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