Patents by Inventor Ockels Wubbo

Ockels Wubbo has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4641386
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of and a device for restraining the sleeping body of an astronaut in zero-g.The method comprises providing said sleeping body with extensive proprioceptive cues created by exercising substantial uniformly distributed adjustable pressure on the sleeping body.The device provides means intended for stressing by stretching the upper and lower sheets of a sleeping bag, in order to create said extensive proprioceptive cues, said stretching means comprising at least one inflatable and deflatable continuous tube inserted in said sleeping bag and secured to it in an appropriate way. Application to manned space flight missions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 1985
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1987
    Assignee: Agence Spatiale Europeenne
    Inventors: Stoewer Heinz, Ockels Wubbo